How Much Does Mental Health Disability Pay In 2022?
Millions of Americans struggle with mental health conditions. If you are one of them, you should know that you are certainly not alone. You should also know that you may be entitled to disability benefits. Depending upon the severity of your condition, you may find that you are unable to work and earn a steady income or enjoy many of the activities of day-to-day life as you otherwise would. Dis...Read More
What Conditions Automatically Qualify You For Disability?
There are no impairments that “automatically” qualify for disability benefits, but some illnesses and conditions do qualify for accelerated consideration and receive “expedited rulings” about whether their claim is approved or denied. The Social Security Administration (SSA) describes them as “certain cancers, brain disorders, and a number of rare disorders that affec...Read More
How To Get Short-Term Disability Approved While Pregnant
The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) makes it possible for a parent to take time away from work to be at home after a birth or adoption without fear of losing their job. The FMLA grants eligible workers up to 12 weeks of valuable time to be at home, but it is without pay. Unless you plan ahead by saving sick leave and vacation time, the time that you get at home under the FMLA can create financi...Read More
How To Get Paid To Take Care of A Family Member With a Disability
If you or a loved one suffers from a physical or mental disability, then an application may be submitted to the Social Security Administration (SSA) for benefits through the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs. These are federal programs that provide monetary benefits to those who are rendered unable to work due to a disability. However, t...Read More
When Should SSI Recipients Receive Stimulus Checks?
A rare positive consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic came in the form of stimulus payments sent to people 2020 and 2021 from the federal government. If you had income that did not exceed $75,000 for an individual and $150,000 for couples filing joint income tax returns, you would have been eligible for the payments. As the recipient of Supplemental Security Income benefits, you would have easil...Read More