Many people are denied Social Security Disability Insurance the first time they apply. Being denied, however, is not the end of the road. You have the opportunity to appeal the decision in order to obtain the benefits you need. Before you do, it is important to understand the process ahead of you.
People in San Diego who receive Social Security Disability benefits are likely aware that the Social Security Administration estimates that its trust funds will run out in 2033 -- a mere 18 years from today. If this happens, the SSA says, it will only be able to provide three-quarters worth of benefits, unless Congress acts to replenish the trust fund reserves.