Social Security Disability in Omaha, NE
Qualifications to receive SSI and SSDI benefits in Omaha
Claimants who have a severe physical or mental health condition which is so severe that it does not allow them to perform substantial gainful activity (SGA) for at least 12 continuous months may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance in Omaha (SSDI).
Not all disabled workers qualify for Omaha SSDI. Workers must be determined disabled by the SSA and they must also have worked and paid employment taxes and have earned 20-40 work credits over the course of their employment working jobs “covered” by Social Security. Most full-time workers can earn 4 work credits per year, and the amount of work credits needed to qualify for SSDI in Omaha may depend on the claimant’s age at the time of disability.
Omaha SSDI Auxiliary benefits may also be provided, under certain conditions, to the widow, widowers, dependents and disabled dependents of Omaha SSDI recipients.
Not all disabled workers qualify for SSDI in Omaha. Individuals who have not worked or paid taxes, will be denied SSDI benefits. The Federal Government does, however, offer another wage replacement benefits option to the disabled, blind or aged (age 65 and older), who have very limited resources and income. Claimants who are approved for, Supplemental Security Income, SSI in Omaha may also qualify for Medicaid.
Get your SSDI benefits awarded by hiring a Omaha Disability Lawyer
Applying for Social Security Disability programs and finally getting the benefits is often a slow and trying process. Hiring a social security disability attorney or advocate to handle your case makes things much easier. Statistics has shown that people who have hired lawyers and advocates have succeeded in getting benefits awarded to them, as compared to those who did not. This is basically because a social security attorney or advocate knows that in a social security disability case, it is extremely important to have the paper work correct and complete. Moreover, he can pursue the case in a manner that the victim cannot. Therefore, it is vital that you contact a social security disability lawyer or advocate as soon as the disability has occurred. Click here for a FREE assessment of your case.
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Options to apply and file disability in Omaha, Nebraska
Claimants can apply for Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income in Omaha or any other surrounding cities including La Vista, Fremont, Beatrice, Columbus, Norfolk, Le Mars, Sioux City, Lincoln, or Council Bluffs, by contacting the Social Security Administration.
- Apply on the telephone, call the Social Security Administration at 1-800-772-1213.
- Or 24 hours a day online whenever you want, visit the Social Security Administration website at www.socialsecurity.gov.
- And you can visit a Social Security Disability regional representative in person. To locate the nearest Social Security Administration Field Office in Omaha visit the Social Security Administration website. Find the office locator site at www.ssa.gov and enter your zip code. The site will display the nearest Social Security Administration office in your area.
The Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) file all reconsiderations, schedules hearings and handle all Appeal Council reviews. The ODAR for the Kansas City Region services residents of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, and parts of Illinois in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
The information provided below may be temporary. The SSA notes on their website that the specific Social Security Administration Field Office which may be served by a hearing office may vary based on the SSA’s need to balance workloads.
Social Security Administration,
Office of Adjudication and Review,
1100 Main Street,
Kansas City, Missouri 64105-5163
Telephone: (888) 238-7975
Fax: (816) 842-4250
Each request for a hearing is processed by one of the Social Security Administration’s 8 hearing offices. The address and phone number for the Omaha ODAR Hearing Office is listed below.
Social Security Administration,
Office of Disability Adjudication and Review,
9239 West Center Road, Suite 100,
Omaha, Nebraska 68124
Telephone: (4020 391-7118
Fax: (402) 398-1557
The Omaha ODAR Hearing Office services the following Social Security Administration Field Offices in Iowa: Council Bluffs, Sioux City, Creston, and Carroll. It also services the Social Security Administration Field Offices in Nebraska: Omaha, Lincoln, and Norfolk.
The Disability Determination Services (DDS) office, funded entirely through the Social Security Administration (SSA), makes disability determinations for claimants who have submitted a Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income application to their local Social Security Administration Field Office. The Nebraska Disability Determination Office is listed below.
Disability Determinations Section,
P.O. Box 82530,
Lincoln, Nebraska 68501-2530
The Nebraska Social Security Administration Field Offices help claimants apply for SSDI or SSI benefits in Omaha and throughout the state of Nebraska. The SSA can also replace Social Security cards and update benefits information. All of the Omaha area Social Security Administration Field Offices are listed below.
Social Security Administration,
100 Centennial Mall N,
Omaha, NE 68508
Telephone: (866) 593-2880