Every year, about two million people apply for Social Security disability benefits, including Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). However, more than half of these applications are denied, many of them never even getting as far as an interview. Here are five of the biggest reasons why people have their SSDI application denied:
If you are suffering from a severe medical or psychological condition, you may be wondering if you might be eligible for disability benefits through the Social Security Administration (SSA). However, not everyone with a condition that might be considered a disability will be legally eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). So what exactly is it that makes a person “disabled” in the eyes of the SSA?