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Megan C
Megan C, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Category: Social Security
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Experience:  Licensed CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA M.Accy Also Teach Accounting courses at Master's Level
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If a person had been off and he has pancreatic (terminal

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If a person had been laid off and he has pancreatic (terminal cancer), can he apply for SSDI?

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I realize you have a question about social security. My goal is to provide you with excellent service, and help you better understand your options.

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I'm sorry to hear about your situation!

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Yes, someone who has terminal cancer can apply for SSDI

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The definition of disabled is that the illness renders the individual unable to work, and the condition is expected to last 1 year or longer or end in death

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So, if you cannot work then you can claim disability

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You can apply online at www.ssa.gov, call 1-800-772-1213, or apply in person to your local office

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