With waiting times to get a hearing scheduled already higher than ever, it is no surprise that the back log is also affecting the time it takes to get a decision after your disability hearing date. According to the latest data, the average wait time has increased from an average of 56 days in 2015 to an average of 78 days to get a decision back on your disability claim.
In addition to this, about 10% of all decisions is taking anywhere from 120-180 days to be issued.
Apply For Disability Today
If you are unable to work more than 20 hours a week and are considering applying for disability apply for disability today. With an ever increasing wait time the sooner you get your application in the better. Do not wait until you have exhausted every resource before you apply. If you have questions on whether or not you will qualify call our office today for your free evaluation.
Hire a Utah Disability Attorney
Hiring a qualified disability attorney can dramatically reduce your waiting time between applying and being approved for disability benefits. Not only can they ensure all your paperwork and medical records are filed correctly and quickly, but they know ways to expedite your claim if you qualify. Call your local Utah Disability attorney today.