Episode 92: SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance)

Becky and Dan are joined by P From Charlotte (@PFromCharlotte) to discuss Social Security Disability benefits. For those of you who aren’t familiar with P, he’s a former firefighter who suffers from PTSD as a result of his time in the fire department. P was subsequently terminated because of his work-related disability. After years of fighting in court with an incompetent attorney P could not financially afford to fight the fire department any longer. Now P relies solely on Social Security Disability benefits. He shares some of his experiences, the application process, rules and obtaining medical insurance while on disability.
P is also a host of A Few Screws Loose (@ScrewsLoosePod), a mental health podcast on The BREAKS Media Network (@theBREAKSmedia).

(1:52) P’s Disability.
(22:22) Becky’s HR Experience.
(24:45) Oversaturated: The Podcast (@OversatPodcast)
(25:21) Taking Advantage of The System.
(32:48) Sidebar: Discriminating Against The Poor.
(39:49) Medicare.
(43:54) What’s Life Like on Disability?
(50:11) I’m against it… until I need it.
(52:54) Workplace Insurance.
(59:11) Applying for Social Security Disability.
(1:01:25) In Closing.

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