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Getting_the_Facts_Straight_on_Disability

Getting_the_Facts_Straight_on_Disability04-02-13FINAL.pdf.   Great document highlighting the actual FACTS about SSA Disability and not the partial spun fact being presented in many articles.  Also check out this article   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/donna-meltzer/social-security-disability-programs_b_3014961.html   which repeats much of the same information I’ve blogged about when these sensational news stories hit the wires    

Open Letter to NPR from Former SSA commissioners

There is information around Social Security circles today that the former SSA commissioners have sent an Open Letter to NPR.  At this time, I have not been able to confirm the source or accuracy of the letter.  Thus the information may or may not be 100% accurate (or even accurate…

Social Security Disability in the News

You can’t turn on the TV, Radio or open any magazine or newspaper, not to mention internet sites, blogs etc, without finding a new article on Social Security Disability.  The information being provided ranges from factually incorrect and very negative to more positive stories that get their facts right.  It…

New Social Security Rulings and Regulations

Social Security has recently released a new ruling and a new regulation. SSR 12-2p goes into effect immediately and gives guidance on the evaluation of Fibromyalgia cases. Specifically, this ruling gives us requirements on what is needed to show Fibromyalgia as a medically determined impairment.  There are now two ways to…

Social Security Disability Enrollment Rising Due To Demographic Trends, Not Obama ‘Slavery’ Plot: CBO

The study, by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, found that the biggest jumps in the disabled population came from aging Baby Boomers. From 1996 through 2009 — “the approximate period during which the baby-boom generation entered their 50s — the share of disabled worker benefits awarded to older workers (age…

Social Security and Kaiser Permanente Begin Partnership to Speed Up Disability Decisions

Social Security Press Office: Social Security and Kaiser Permanente Begin Partnership to Speed Up Disability Decisions. This will help to make sure that Kaiser’s patients will have a more fully developed record for decisions to be made on.  Many claimant’s get denied early on because SSA never receives most of their medical records.

Pa. to end program that saved my life, man says – CBS News

Pa. to end program that saved my life, man says – CBS News. This program gives monthly cash benefits to some PA residents while they try to make the long wait to hearing after being denied at the initial application.  It is currently on the chopping block and will strip these people…

Social Security Disability and Citizenship

There are lots of statements out there about Social Security benefits (both retirement and disability) being obtained by both illegal and legal aliens.   In order to get these benefits a person must have a valid social security number and meet the following eligibility requirement Sec. 1614. [42 U.S.C. 1382c](a)(1) For purposes of this title, the…

Timing: When to apply for your disability benefits.

I cannot stress how important it is to file your application for Social Security benefits in a timely fashion.  I am on my 2nd client in the past 10 days who are losing years worth of benefits because they waited too long to file.  Medical records become harder to get,…

Top 10 Reasons to Hire an Attorney for your disability case

10.  You’re sick and in pain and without an attorney your disability application or appeal is just another thing you would have to worry about alone. 9.   Because an attorney know how important each of those questions are like how much did you lift and how often and what…