Features May 2003 Issue

No Longer Able To Work?

Your eligibility for arthritis disability benefits depends on how well you document your claim.

If arthritis has you so incapacitated that you’re no longer able to work, it may be time to file a disability claim. Successfully applying for an arthritis-induced disability benefit, however, means more than just filling out forms. The SSA sets the bar sufficiently high for proving disability that nearly 75 percent of initial applicants get rejected. However, there are steps you can take now, even before you apply, to make your filing more likely to…

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