Robyn's Law Blog

Social Security Disability Benefits & Medicare

Published: Feb 2, 2024

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Receiving SSDI benefits can include receiving Medicare before age 65. In this blog, Robyn explains the ins and outs of that process.

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What Are Compassionate Allowances in Social Security Disability Claims?

Published: Nov 30, 2023

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Compassionate allowances are a provision by the Social Security Administration to quickly identify medical conditions that meet their disability standards. In this guide, we'll explore what compassionate allowances are and provide guidance for obtaining one during your disability application process.

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Navigating Continuing Disability Reviews for SSD/SSI Claims: A Comprehensive Guide

Published: Aug 29, 2023

Continuing Disability Reviews (CDRs) are a critical aspect of the SSD/SSI program, ensuring that individuals who receive benefits remain eligible based on their current medical and financial circumstances. In this guide, we'll delve into the key aspects of Continuing Disability Reviews and provide you with valuable insights and guidance.

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Do I Need an SSDI Lawyer or a Non-Lawyer Advocate?

Published: Jun 19, 2023

When you’re filing for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, knowing what type of professional advocate to hire to support you during the claim process can be confusing. Finding professional assistance is wise, but how do you know which to choose?

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Dealing With an Invisible Disability

Published: Apr 13, 2023

An invisible disability is one that is not immediately apparent to others, such as chronic pain, mental health issues, or other conditions that do not manifest themselves in obvious physical symptoms. Living with an invisible disability can be a challenging experience, including the lack of understanding and empathy from others.

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Should I Tell My Doctor I Am Filing For Disability Benefits?

Published: Mar 16, 2023

If you're considering filing for Social Security disability benefits, you may wonder whether you should tell your doctor about your plans. While it's not strictly necessary to inform your doctor, doing so can have a number of benefits.

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