Middletown, NY asked in Social Security for New York

Q: Hello, I was wondering if there is a Statute of limitations on requesting a short term disability checks to be reissued?

I became disabled while working in 2018. I was receiving short term disability from my employer. I went into the hospital in October of 2019 and I was under the impression from a voice mail from the man who handles my claim that it was terminated due to failure to get them paperwork in time. When I was released I spent a year at a different location than home as I could not take care of self. I now found out, per my ssa.gov site they were still issuing checks which I did not receive. Am I still entitled to request replacement checks as they are not very helpful and I could pay some of my medical bills since they reported to the government I received $8000 in 2020. Thank you kindly in advance for any information you can provide.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: I'm sorry your question remains open for a week. The question may have gone unnoticed under this category. There's no guarantee all posts are ultimately picked up, but you could try reposting under Social Security. If you believe the checks might be floating around out there, you could also look into the resources of the New York State Comptroller's Office to research if there are any unclaimed checks under your name. Good luck

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