Do Bipolar & Borderline Personality Disorder Qualify for Disability Benefits?

by fihguide   ·  3 months ago  

Recently, a reader wondered if having two diagnosed mental health issues could help him qualify for Social Security disability. “I have both bipolar and borderline personality disorder, so am I eligible to receive disability benefits?” Since the Social Security Administration (SSA) doesn’t award benefits based only on your diagnosis, it’s hard to say. We’ll explain ...

Documentation Required to Apply for Disability Benefits

by fihguide   ·  9 months ago  

Several people recently asked which documentation they need to apply for disability. It’s true that you will need certain documents to successfully apply for disability benefits, but which ones? We’ll break it into two sections: medical evidence and other required documentation to apply for Social Security disability (SSD) benefits. Required Documentation All SSD Applicants Must Provide ...

Will Marriage, Divorce or Living Together Affect My Disability?

by fihguide   ·  10 months ago  

Recently, three different readers asked questions about current or former romantic relationships and how they affect disability benefits. Since these questions revolve around marriage, divorce and living together, we answer them all below. Question #1: Will My Upcoming Marriage Affect My Disability? One woman wrote us to ask whether her upcoming marriage could hurt her disability payments. ...