Understanding the difference between Medicare and Medicaid can be confusing.  Both are major insurance programs providing healthcare to the American public.  Understanding the difference between the two programs can help you decide which program may be right for you. Medicare is an earned-benefit program for those 65 or older and/or certain disabled persons.  To qualify […]

What is the Reconsideration process? A Request for Reconsideration is the first step to appealing an initial application denial. This request asks that the Administration take another look at your medical treatment records, work history and activities of daily living and reconsider their determination. Why is the Administration reinstating the Reconsideration process in Alabama? In […]

Excellent question!  The Social Security Disability appeals process can be long and grueling taking anywhere from 12–24 months in most cases.   Unfortunately, this prolonged wait can lead to financial burdens on Claimants and their families. When possible, try to plan ahead. We offer free consultations to those who are thinking about applying for disability benefits […]

Deborah Grossman Mitchell