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Social Security Disability Backlog Worsens, So Make Sure You Qualify Before You Apply
Date:6/1/2009

agency expects the level of pending initial disability claims to reach 833,000 -- nearly double the original forecast.²

"By fiscal year 2010, the SSA expects the number of claims pending just at the application level will reach nearly 1 million people," said Mr. Allsup. "These delays are such a hardship, especially when the application process can be clogged with those who do not qualify for benefits. It's never been more important for people to get help applying for SSDI by finding out if they are likely to qualify for SSDI benefits based on their work history, their ability to work and on the severity of their disability. Then it's all about getting those who deserve benefits through the SSDI process as quickly as possible, a huge challenge as it is."

These figures of pending cases at the initial application are in addition to the estimated 755,000 pending claims in fiscal year 2009 at the hearing level, where SSDI decisions are reviewed by administrative law judges and the wait can last two to four years.

SSDI is a federally mandated insurance program overseen by the Social Security Administration (SSA) that operates separately from the retirement and SSI programs. SSDI provides monthly benefits to individuals who are under full retirement age (age 65 or older) and who can no longer work because of a disability (injury, illness or condition) that is expected to last for at least 12 months or is terminal. Individuals must have paid FICA taxes to be eligible. More details are provided in the

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