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    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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I have applied for SSDI based on my 100% P&T TDIU rating from the VA. Today I got a letter from social security stating I have been denied SSI because I make to much money. That is OK since I never applied for SSI. Do you thank this is a just a form letter they send out and has nothing to do with my SSDI claim.

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If the letter does not contain anything regarding SSDI - I would call SSA and ask about it.

JMHO

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It is common that when a person files for SSDI, SSA will have them sign a bunch of papers and they could have signed you up for SSI even though you make too much money. It is normal for a 50% to 100% veteran to be denied a claim for SSI due to income and it has nothing to do with SSDI. You should still call SSA to make sure that you still have a pending claims for SSDI. SSI and SSDI are two different claims.

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Its been over 20 years but that is same thing Social Security did to me. Denied me for something I did not apply for.

Its nothing to worry about but like Carlie says call them and have them explain it to you.

Why worry be happy.

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Did you apply on line or mail or in person? Perhaps one misread what you were applying for. Call or stop by office.

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