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How does SSA determine the amount of back pay?

    Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) back pay is based on the date of onset and date of application (protective filing date). The onset date is the date a claimant became unable to work, due to a medical condition

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What Was the Vocational Expert Talking About?

  If you applied for Social Security Disability benefits and you get denied at the initial level, you will have the opportunity to go to a hearing in front of an administrative law judge. These hearings are informal and private,

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COLA 2019

  Recipients of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) / Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments will now be able to view their cost of living adjustment (COLA) notice online through their Social Security account. Claimants can create an account and access

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