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How to calculate your SSDI income/payments?

How is your SSDI benefits payment determined?

Disability claims taken either under SSI or SSDI use the same criteria for medical evaluation. However, what you receive under each program depends solely on how much Social Security Taxes you paid under your wages. The Social Security Administration, SSA uses two basic formulas to calculate your SSDI benefits. When your SSDI benefits start? If you...

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Tips for filing a request with an administrative law judge

Tips for filing a request with an administrative law judge

A reconsideration appeal after a CDR denial is easier to be accepted than getting your application for SSDI application accepted in the first place. However, whether your SSDI benefits were denied at the stage of applying or after a CDR process, you have these options for reconsideration: Level 1: Apply for reconsiderationLevel 2: Apply for an inde...

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Continuing Disability Review (CDR)

Continuing Disability Review, CDR

A continuing disability review is a process conducted by the Social Security Administration, SSA – It is mainly done to analyze that the people receiving the benefits are still disabled or meet the disability eligibility for continuing the benefits. If during a CDR, the Social Security Administration finds that you don't meet the eligibility condit...

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