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Shorter Wait Times with Private Disability Insurance Providers

Created on July 20, 2015

Shorter Wait Times with Private Disability Insurance Providers

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Read the original report, "Private Disability Insurance Option Could Help Save SSDI and Improve Individual Well-being," by Rachel Greszler.

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The average SSDI applicant waits 107 days for his claim to be processed. Sixty-three percent of applicants are denied, and 55 percent of those appeal the decision, creating a total wait time of more than one-and-a- half years.

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Tags: Social-Security-Disability-Insurance, Taxes, Government-Spending