What Questions Will I Be Asked If I Apply for Supplemental Security Income?

The stress people face when they suffer a permanent, catastrophic injury is often overwhelming. Will they be able to continue working with their injury? If not, what will they do for a living? Will they have to apply for supplemental security income (SSI)? If so, what will they need to do to prepare for that process?

Our Tulsa Social Security disability lawyers are available to answer to many of these questions. In addition, below is a list of questions people are generally asked when they apply for supplemental security income.

Questions You Will Face When You Apply for Supplemental Security Income

Typically, when you apply for SSI, you will be asked the following questions:

  • What was the date that you last were last at work?
  • When did your injury become disabling?
  • What medical tests have you undergone?
  • What are the names, phone numbers and addresses of your doctors?
  • What are the dates of your doctor visits?
  • What medications do you take?
  • Are you single or married?
  • What is your living situation?
  • What are all the sources of income for you and your spouse?
  • What is your total worth, including vehicles, homes, bank account balances and investments?

An experienced disability attorney can help ensure you are prepared to properly answer questions you are asked when you apply for supplemental security income. To learn more about the SSI application process, continue to follow our Tulsa disability law firm’s blog, and check us out on Twitter and Facebook.



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2 Responses to What Questions Will I Be Asked If I Apply for Supplemental Security Income?

  1. Good Morning, My name is Sheryl C. Mosley , I am currently getting $757.00 a mo. From SSI , I worked hard since I was 11 yrs. old ! I waitressed, took care of elderly, did construction work , I raised 3 children by myself, sometimes I had 3 jobs ! I made $100.00 a day and more ! I was in a car accident, then my back got worse, I had hardly nothing left to my disc , I was diagnosed with degenerated disc disease , The first time I applied for SSI , was in 2007 ! Then I let some online lawyer get me SSI, I think I am getting SSD ? If that is right , I don’t know for sure. But, don’t you think I should be getting more money? I can’t live on $757.00 a mo. I’m 59, Grandmother of 7 grandchildren !!! Can you help me ?

    • Hi Sheryl, thank you for reaching out to us. The amount each person is paid depends on how much they paid into the Social Security system, which means that unfortunately we would not be able to get your benefits increased. However, if you believe that your benefit amount was incorrectly calculated, you should contact your local Social Security office.

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