Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits Claims
What is Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Federal income supplement program funded by general tax revenues, not Social Security taxes. Unlike Social Security Disability Income (SSDI), with the SSI program there is no requirement to have worked in the past and paid into the program. The SSI program is designated to help disabled, aged, and blind people who have little or no income. Also, it provides cash to meet basic needs for food, shelter and clothing. Furthermore, SSI benefits are available to adults over the age of 65 without disabilities who meet the financial limits established by the Social Security Administration (SSA).
How Do I Apply?
If you believe that you qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, you need to initiate the process by submitting a claim to the Social Security Administration (SSA).
Indiana residents that become disabled should file an application for Social Security disability benefits with the SSA immediately.
Applications can be submitted online at SSA’s website, by calling the SSA at 1-800-772-1213 to set up an appointment, or visit your local Social Security Office to apply in person. If you have questions regarding the claims process, contact the law office of Scott D. Lewis at (317) 423-8888.
Should I Hire An Attorney To Help Me?
When you become disabled or injured, it is important that you receive the legal representation you are entitled. At the social security benefits law office of Scott D. Lewis, we believe that when you become disabled and can no longer work, or are limited as to how much you can work, you are entitled to the benefits you deserve. Unfortunately, obtaining benefits may be very complicated and confusing. It is important that you persist in your efforts to receive Social Security Disability benefits.
At our law firm, we speak with permanently and totally disabled workers and individuals who are experiencing the frustration of fighting the Social Security Administration. Filing a claim for a disability or impairment shouldn’t be so difficult. Sometimes, it takes an attorney who understands the entire claims and appeals process to achieve a favorable result.
If you are considering filing a claim for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, have had your initial claim denied, or are in the appeals stage, contact Attorney Scott Lewis. Scott is an Indiana Social Security Disability Attorney who will discuss ways he can help guide you through the process, assist in getting your claim approved, and the money you deserve. Scott Lewis understands the appeals process. Let him help you with your claim.
Social Security Disability Claims Representation:
- Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
- Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI)
- Initial Claims
- Denied Claims
- Request for Reconsideration
- Request for a Hearing
- Disabled Child Benefits
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