Persons suffering from disabilities are often entitled to compensation from the Social Security Administration (SSA). The DDSs, which are fully funded by the Federal Government, are State agencies responsible for developing medical evidence and rendering the initial determination on whether the claimant is or is not disabled or blind under the law. It is designed to provide income to people who are unable to work because of a disability and is intended to be provide benefits until one’s improves, or guarantees income if the individual’s condition does not improve.
For the first time in 10 years, since 1999, the SSA has made progress with their backed up cases and ended the year with fewer disability hearings pending than in the prior year. Social Security defines disability for these purposes to be a total disability, not a partial disability.
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