Common Social Security Disability Application Pitfalls
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has strict guidelines regarding disability benefits approval. It begins with a rather complicated application process. The approval rate varies between states, but the national average hovers around 32% of applicants being approved for benefits at the initial application.
This means that 64% of initial applicants are denied. At Southeast Disability Advocates, we help many applicants gain approval for disability benefits, and we see many mistakes made through the disability application process. Here are the most common.