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8 Tips for Applying for Disability for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Be prepared to act quickly

Be prepared to act quickly

If the SSA denies your application the first time around, you must be prepared to act quickly as you only have 60 days to appeal. At this time, you may want to consider hiring a Social Security lawyer to help guide you in the appeal process. Evidence shows that applicants with legal representation are more likely to be granted SSD benefits than those who take on representing themselves.