Monthly Archives: January 2015

Study Shows No Reduction In Health Care Spending In States With Malpractice System Reforms.

     Forbes (1/29) contributor Peter Ubel discussed a study published in the October 2014 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine that “showed no reduction in healthcare spending in states that reformed their malpractice systems.” Researchers arrived at that … Continue reading

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Social Security – Childhood SSI Reviews

When a child is receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) as a child, her claim will be reviewed by the Social Security Administration when the child turns eighteen (18).  The SSA will determine if the claimant is disabled under the adult … Continue reading

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To qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), a person must: You must earn less than a specified income level; You must have limited resources; and You must meet the definition of disability. As to the Income Limitation for Supplemental Security … Continue reading

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Congress Looking to Weaken Social Security Disability Program!

Proposed House Rules Will Prevent Congressional Debate on Social Security Solvency – IMMEDIATE ATTENTION REQUIRED Congressional Republicans today proposed heavy-handed rules that would forbid the House from considering certain legislation about Social Security. These rules would not allow the House … Continue reading

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What is a Continuing Disability Review or CDR?

After a Claimant has been approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SS)), the Social Security Administration (SSA) will periodically review the Claimant’s case for continued eligibility.  This review is called a Continuing Disability Review (CDR). … Continue reading

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