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Why was your application for SSD benefits denied?

When you fill out an application requesting assistance with your financial needs stemming from your disability, one of the most challenging periods is waiting to hear whether or not your application was approved in Mississippi. Even more difficult is if you receive the news that your application was, in fact, denied and you are back to where you started. Under some circumstances, you may be able to reapply for benefits and still have the chance at being approved. 

The process required by the Social Security Administration for being approved for social security disability benefits is lengthy and detailed. It was designed this way to prevent people without a real need for taking advantage of resources that should be reserved for people like you who have a real need for assistance. Your efforts to pay attention to the details and reread your application in its entirety after you have already filled it out can help you identify areas where additional information could support your endeavors. It can also help you catch errors that could prevent you from being approved. 

According to the Social Security Administration, you will be required to provide in-depth information about your medical condition that is preventing you from being able to perform your necessary job functions. Information you may need to provide includes a timeline of your health, medical records, any medications you are currently taking, which of your skills are impacted by your disability and any tests or treatments you are receiving in response to your condition. Overlooking any of these requests could compromise your chances of being approved for assistance. 

The information in this article is intended for educational purposes only and should not be taken as legal advice.  

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