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Allsup Reaches Milestone with 300,000 Customers Approved for Disability Insurance Benefits

National disability benefits representative helps thousands apply for SSDI successfully, explore returning to work with a disability, and reclaim their lives

Belleville, Illinois — February 27, 2018 — Allsup, the nation’s premier disability representation company, announced today that it has reached a new milestone by helping 300,000 former workers with disabilities successfully navigate the complicated and lengthy Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) process.

“We are honored to have helped so many individuals navigate this daunting process, where the rules and paperwork are confusing and overwhelming, and the wait times can reach three years with appeals,” said Jim Allsup, chairman, founder, and CEO. “Our customers have paid into the SSDI system all their working lives, and they deserve to receive the benefits they’ve earned. Allsup and our disability specialists are dedicated to simplifying and improving our customers’ experience every step of the way.” 

For more than three decades, Allsup has been committed to the needs of those with disabilities who can no longer work, or wish to return to work with a disability. Today, the company remains at the forefront of expert SSDI support with True Help, a division of Allsup, and, where consumers can access a range of services, including determining SSDI eligibility and representation, and return to work, veterans disability appeals and healthcare insurance assistance.

Disability specialists’ expert knowledge of the Social Security Disability Insurance process and representation services are easy to access with the online tool: empower by Allsup®. The tool can be used on desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile devices.

Through empower, individuals can receive a free, 15-minute online SSDI eligibility assessment. They can get started with their online application with Allsup as their representative, benefiting from a simpler, user-friendly experience that removes the worry of completing government forms. They also receive return to work guidance from Allsup Employment Services on the important benefit of work incentives, following receipt of SSDI benefits.

At the application level, Allsup has a 50 percent higher success rate for its customers when compared to the national average of 34 percent. Individuals who receive approval at this stage can avoid lengthy hearings and national wait times of 600 and 700 days across the U.S.

Allsup and its subsidiaries provide nationwide Social Security disability, veterans disability appeal, return to work, exchange plan and Medicare services for individuals, their employers and insurance carriers. Allsup professionals deliver specialized services supporting people with disabilities and seniors so they may lead lives that are as financially secure and as healthy as possible. Founded in 1984, the company is based in Belleville, Illinois, near St. Louis. Learn more at and @Allsup.