Just needing some verification on my SSDI and SSI claim. Especially since its under review. My examiner said it will take 2-6 weeks for a determination written letter? So I'm neverous wrack don't know if I've got approved or not. I actually have a Disability lawyers who is assisting my SSDI and SSI claim.
It's difficult to tell from your question exactly what stage your case is at. Your attorney would be the best person to explain the status to you. It sounds like you have made an application, but no final decision has been made. If that is the case, it is standard practice for such applications to be "under review" for at least 2-6 weeks before an initial decision is made. If the initial application is denied, you will need to request "reconsideration" which will be "under review" for 2-3 months. If that is denied, you will need to request a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge, which can take upwards of a year. There is virtually nothing you can do to speed the process along. Your attorney will make sure that all relevant medical information is provided to Social Security, but even that does not assure a positive outcome -- particularly at the first two steps of the process. Often, cases must go before an Administrative Law Judge before a favorable decision is made.
If you have already been awarded benefits, then it is routine for Social Security to "review" your disability status every few years to assure that you are still disabled. So long as you are still in treatment and your condition has not significantly improved, such reviews will typically not alter your entitlement to benefits.
This answer is for general information purposes only and is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. Additional facts are necessary to assure that the answer is entirely accurate. An attorney in your local area should be consulted for a formal legal opinion.
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