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100 P&t And Ssdi For Same Conditions

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I was just awarded P&T status. How many people here have been approved for SSDI just based on being 100% P&T? Anything I can do to improve my chances of getting approved based on the P&T status?

Thanks for all the help and input.

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P and T means permanent and total. That should do it with SSD. If not at the first step , at least the ALJ step.

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I don't think P&T means much to the SSA Disability folks. They look at if you can "Hold any job".




Disabilities (how much can you lift, walk, run etc)

I got P&T when I got TDIU and it did not help any at all. Even being turned down for retraining did not help. Still took 23 months and the ALJ Process. Judge was wondering why I was in his courtroom. Why it could not be awarded sooner.

The SSA Process goes by the rules they have. Period. I was 42 years old. That said (the Grid, see www.severe.net) not disabled.

Slow and Rigid system. But it works at least. VA Process took 6 weeks from start to finish when I lost my job. No exam, just put in paperwork, workplace did paperwork. Faxed and Fedex it in.

Everyone has a different story. Some the SSA Route goes fast and clean, others the VA.

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a lot of how easy or hard it is depends on your medical condition also, my VA 100% is for PTSD, my SSD is for heart disease failed triple bypass and a heart ejection fration of 25% and only one artery feeding blood to my heart VA took three years to get and SSD took 4 months or was it 5 filed in Oct 2002 and approved in April effective Dec 2002 as the 5 month waiting period started when I quit working in June 2002 there have been attempts to stream line the 2 agencies to accept each others designations doubt if it has been done though despite everyone claiming it needs to be done

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its a shame they sell you this must take insurance with the bull that its for your own good .when you apply for this INSURANCE YOU PAID FOR they act and moan and groan like your nothing but a lazy scammer trying to take food from some starving childrens mouth.. They seem to forget 1 they MADE YOU TAKE IT AND PAY FOR IT . 2. Its not a grant or a benefit its an insurance policy . Just more goverment double talk .. Forked toung , .... Funny they have billions and billions for weapons but so sorry nothing for you ...

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