What if you are applying for Social Security Disability but cannot afford medical treatment?

  What if you cannot afford medical treatment while applying for Social Security Disability? Medical records are one of the most important factors in having a successful hearing.  In order for a judge to award your case, your conditions must be supported by medical evidence.  If you are having difficulty finding a treating physician who can […]

Can a Social Security decision can be reopened and revised based on new medical evidence?

  You may be wondering if a Social Security decision can be reopened and revised based on new medical evidence? This is a very good question and the attorneys at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin would be more than happy to provide the answer.  We have more than 150 years of combined experience handling Social Security Disability […]

Housing Assistance

  Resources to help clients maintain or acquire housing.   HELP FOR PAYING RENT AND ACQURIING HOUSING Rent Assistance, search by state  –  http://www.rentassistance.us/ Homeless Shelters Homeless shelters, search by state  –  http://www.ibiblio.org/rcip/shelters.html USA Family Aid  –  http://www.usafamilyaid.com/temporary-housing-aid-v2/ Helping the Needy  –  http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/ Housing and Shelters  –  http://www.shelterlistings.org/ Housing Assistance for Veterans  –  http://www.va.gov/homeless/housing.asp Mama’s […]

Government Assistance / Charities

    Links to charities and government assistance sites for just about anything from assistance applications, food banks, and local charities.  Most sites have additional links for specific needs.     American Public Human Services Association  –  http://www.aphsa.org/links/links-state.asp Government Assistance and Benefits for all states  –  http://www.benefits.gov/?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=gbcc_page_locate_state&_nfls=false The US Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization & Intergovernmental Program  […]

Prescription Assistance

  For Clients with no access to medication, many Pharmacutical companies provide prescription assistance (often free) for patients with NO INSURANCE.  Many companies require referral from a physician, so ask your doctor about BENEVOLENT DRUG PROGRAMS or PRESCRIPTION ASSISTANCE.   Here are some Prescription Assistance websites we found: Patient Assistance Program Center  –  http://www.rxassist.org/patients/default.cfm Partnership for […]

Find Free Health Clinics in Your Area

  We can help you find free or low cost health clinics, no matter where you live.  Free Medical Clinics/Camps All Over the USA  –  http://www.freemedicalcamps.com/index.php The National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics –  http://www.nafcclinics.org/ American Public Health Association  –  http://www.apha.org/about/Public+Health+Links/LinksStateandLocalHealthDepartments.htm Volunteers in Medicine  –  http://www.volunteersinmedicine.org/alliance.shtml Patient Assistance Program Center  –  http://www.rxassist.org/patients/res-free-clinics.cfm Both these sites […]

If I am found disabled, how much Social Security back pay will I receive?

   How far back will Social Security pay benefits if I am found disabled? Back Pay refers to Social Security Disability benefits that you would have received had your disability claim been approved on the date you became disabled.  In the event your claim is approved, you will receive accrued benefits back to the date […]

What is a Social Security Grid or medical guideline?

    What are the Social Security Disability Grids or medical guidelines? The Social Security Administration recognizes that as you get older, it is more difficult to find a new job or learn a new skill.  Specifically, Social Security recognizes that employers are less likely to offer an entry level job to someone aged 50 […]

How to apply for your maximum Social Security benefit.

    What is the Social Security Disability application process and how do I get my maximum benefit? There are five stages through which you may have to go through in order to get your disability claim approved; however, it is possible to get approved at any stages which will result in you not having […]

What are the Social Security Administration exertion levels, such as sedentary work?

   The Social Security Administration classifies jobs into different exertion levels and sedentary work is the easiest.  You might have heard that somebody was denied because he was still able to do “light work.”  This article will help you have a better understanding as to what The Social Security Administration means when they use terms […]