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  • SOARing Over Lunch - June 2022

    The SAMHSA SOAR TA Center holds informal monthly calls designed to help support SOAR efforts across the country.

    Type:
    SOARing Over Lunch
    Date:
    21 Jun 2022
  • SOARing Over Lunch - July 2022

    The SAMHSA SOAR TA Center holds informal monthly calls designed to help support SOAR efforts across the country.

    Type:
    SOARing Over Lunch
    Date:
    12 Jul 2022
  • SOARing Over Lunch - August 2022

    The SAMHSA SOAR TA Center holds informal monthly calls designed to help support SOAR efforts across the country.

    Type:
    SOARing Over Lunch
    Date:
    9 Aug 2022
  • Co-Occurring Substance Use: Material to Disability?

    How substance use is considered in the disability determination process has changed substantially over the years. This article dispels several widely-held myths about how DDS views substance use (such as you have to be clean and sober to get benefits), and its impact on the application process.

    Type:
    Article
  • Prior or Pending Applications

    It is important to find out whether someone has a pending initial claim or is waiting for a reconsideration or an appeals hearing before starting a new application.

    Type:
    Article
  • About Appeals

    While we do our best to help eligible individuals get approved on the initial application, sometimes the application is denied and we need to help someone through the appeals process. This article provides an overview of the several levels of appeals and the steps to take to file an appeal.

    Type:
    Article
  • Medicare Savings Programs

    Recipients of SSDI are eligible for Medicare two years after their SSDI eligibility began. This article provides an overview of programs that can assist individuals with the expenses associated with Medicare, such as premiums, deductibles, and co-pays.

    Type:
    Article