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What are the main reasons people don't get SSD benefits?

The specific reasons that people don't get Social Security Disability payments naturally vary from case to case. However, in a more general sense, there are trends to these denials, which can help you see why the denials are made and what you can do about it.

What can I expect when I apply for Social Security Disability (SSDI) Benefits?

Question: I have several medical conditions that are chronic. Over the years, the symptoms have increased. My doctor is concerned that my job is making my conditions worse. After taking two different leaves of absence, he has suggested that I stop working altogether and apply for Social Security Disability benefits. What can I expect from the application process?

Can I get disability benefits for having hepatitis C?

Those born between 1945 and 1965 have a higher than normal risk for infection with the hepatitis C virus. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that all Americans born during that 20-year span get tested by their doctors to know their status.