May 15, 2018

Allsup Provides Social Security Disability Screenings May 19 in Chesterfield

Expert help and convenient online tool can help many avoid backlog of 30,075 Missourians waiting for Social Security disability claim decisions

Belleville, Ill.—May 16, 2018—Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation, will provide disability screenings and information about its online tool, empower by Allsup®, at the Lupus Foundation of America’s St. Louis Walk to End Lupus Now, Saturday, May 19, at 8:30 a.m. at Chesterfield Central Park and Amphitheatre.

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can lead to significant tissue damage, organ failure, disability and death, according to the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA). Many individuals with lupus are unable to continue working just a few years after diagnosis. If they are unable to work for 12 months or more, they may be eligible for the SSDI benefits they paid for during their working years. These benefits are often a lifeline for former workers, providing a monthly income and access to Medicare.

However, most people who apply for SSDI benefits are denied and appeals can take several months or years. Nationally, nearly 1 million people with severe disabilities are waiting an average 600 days for a disability hearing. In Missouri, 30,075 people are waiting an average 614 days. Click here to see Allsup’s state by state backlog ranking.

Having expert SSDI representation can help individuals with lupus get approved sooner at the initial and appeal levels. empower by Allsup is an online tool that helps people with severe disabilities determine their likelihood of being approved for SSDI. It also incorporates return-to-work assistance for former workers whose health may recover to the point they’re eventually able to return to the workforce.

To obtain an SSDI eligibility screening online, visit En Español, Españ

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