The Social Security Secrets Episode 7: What do I do if I am denied for SSI or SSDI?

Only about 25% of applicants for Social Security disability benefits, SSI and SSDI, are approved the first time they apply. For the 75% of applicants who are denied, there are four levels of appeal: Reconsideration, Administrative Law Judge hearing, Appeals Council review, and filing a civil suit in Federal Court. This post will focus on the first appeal: the reconsideration. Continue reading “The Social Security Secrets Episode 7: What do I do if I am denied for SSI or SSDI?”

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