If you reside in Oklahoma and can not struggle equitable to a physical or mental situation, there are two various federal disability agendas, you can put in for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Although these are both federal agendas, provinces are accountable for some aspects of the disability system, comprising putting the SSI number and determining whether you should collect Medicaid.
Who Decides Whether You Are Disabled in Oklahoma?
Oklahoma’s Disability Determination Division (DDD) is the government agent that is accountable for agreeing whether or not you satisfy the SSA’s conditions for disability. The DDD will compile your medical data and might arrange appointments for you to be assessed by doctors who act for Social Security. The Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services conducts the DDD. Here is the DDD’s connection information.
Oklahoma Disability Determination Division
3535 N.W. 58th Street, Suite 500
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
How Much SSI Can I Get in Oklahoma?
The district of Oklahoma puts in a little addition to the federal SSI payment in some conditions. In 2019, the federal government will settle up to $771 in SSI advantages, and you can similarly obtain a state complement of $42 if you reside alone or with somebody else (but not in a nursing home). You can put in for the advantage at Oklahoma’s district of Social Services (DHS). You can contact DHS at (405) 521-2779 or visit the DHS website. You might similarly be eligible to involve in the state complement at your doctor’s office.
How Can I Get Medicaid in Oklahoma?
To acquire Medicaid in Oklahoma (referred to as SoonerCare), you should be competent for either SSI or SSDI and:
Reside in Oklahoma
be a U.S. native or an authorized stranger, and
fulfill the SoonerCare earnings trial. The earnings margin is related to that of the federal SSI scheme (and there is no aid limit for impaired Oklahomans). You can assess the earnings protocols on the Oklahoma Healthcare Authority’s SoonerCare website.
How Do I Apply for Disability in Oklahoma?
These are three mean you may be eligible to be involved in disability in Oklahoma:
On the Internet. If you are putting in for SSDI, you can document your claim online at www.ssa.gov/pgm/disability.htm.
In-person at your local field office. You can put in individually regardless of whether you are enrolling for SSI or SSDI. To locate your local field office, go to the SSA’s website and put in your zip code in the locator.
By telephone. You retain the alternative of involving by phone. This is accessible to both SSI and SSDI applicants. Call 800-772-1213 to put in by phone.
Finding an Attorney in Oklahoma
If you beget queries concerning the disability procedure or you are rebutted advantages by Oklahoma’s Disability Determination Division, it might be useful to examine your condition with an attorney. To locate a competent disability attorney in your neighborhood, fill out this free consultation request form.