What Is The Wait Time For Decisions? Part 1: The Mandatory Five-Month Waiting Period

Claimants for Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are typically anxious to receive their benefits, primarily because they are usually financially strapped during the interim period that they await benefits. That the receipt of SSDI disability benefits (Title II DIB)  subjects them to a full five-month waiting period isn't a very