Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Lesson in Social Security Disability Terms: What is Technical Denial?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) issues a technical denial to an applicant who fails to meet the non-medical requirements of the disability benefit program he or she is applying for. Receiving a technical denial means that your application will not proceed to evaluation for a medical determination.

For Social Security disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, the SSA may issue a ‘technical denial’ based on the following factors: