Posts in:July, 2016

This Week is National my Social Security Week

Posted July 12, 2016 by Premier Disability Services, LLC®

The Social Security Administration has implemented a campaign to raise awareness about the benefits of opening a secure online my Social Security account.  SSA has enlisted the assistance of various groups and organizations nationwide to help with this effort.  Through this campaign, this week has been deemed “National my Social Security Week.”  From April 4 through April 13, SSA will host numerous events and activities across the country aimed at promoting the benefits of a secure online account with SSA.  The benefits include:


Why does it take So Long to receive my Hearing Decision?

Posted July 8, 2016 by Premier Disability Services, LLC®

A claimant filing for Social Security Disability benefits has likely been waiting years for a decision by the time their hearing has concluded.  At this stage, a claimant has been denied twice[1] by SSA and is simply ready to be done.  Unfortunately, some claimants will be required to wait multiple months for a formal decision from the Administrative Law Judge who presided over their case.  Below are a few reasons a hearing decision may take an extended period of time to be issued.