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The National Association of Disability Representatives (NADR) launched a public awareness campaign. The information and links listed below are common questions the general public often wants to know. NADR has asked its’s members to please share this information with our social media:
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Can you actually work while collecting SSDI?
Is Social Security going away? What do you think?
You’ve Earned your SSDI Through your Tax Dollars. How is Social Security Disability paid for? This blog post talks about how the SSDI, SSA, and SSI benefits are funded.
Wait Time for a Hearing with Social Security is at an All-time High 583 days. That’s how long the average wait time is to receive a hearing about Social Security disability benefits before an administrative law judge. Fourteen offices reported wait times exceeding 700 days.
The Underfunded Social Security Administration Struggles to Keep Up with the Increased Demand Adjusting for inflation, the SSA budget has declined 12% since 2010 while applicants have increased 10%. Sixty-four field offices have been closed, and the wait for a hearing has increased to 545 days.
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Below is a list of resources and information intended to be helpful related to Social Security Disability, SSI Disability, Veterans Disability, Short and Long Term Disability and Patient Advocacy assistance:
- Articles by our team of experts to help you better understand the disability process
- Recent Changes in Rules and Regulations relating to disability claims
- Helpful links
Social Security and SSI Disability
Do -It-Yourself Disability? Not a Good Idea Article by Dave Chermol, Esq., Philadelphia, PA
The Importance of a Fully Developed Medical Record in SSDI Cases Article by, Cliff Farrell, Esq., Columbus, Ohio
“Your Client Doesn’t “Need” SSDI? Really”? Article by Caryn E. Montague, RHU, LUTCF, CSA
I Don’t Go to the Doctor, Can I qualify for Disability? Article by Dave Chermol, Esq., Philadelphia, PA
The biggest preventable threat to our nation…Prediabetes , Article from “My Diabetes Review”
SSA Fraud Advisory: Inspector General Warns Public About SSA Employee Impersonation Scheme
SSA’s Compassionate Allowance List, Get your claim expedited if your condition is on this list and you can prove you meet the criteria
SSA’s News Updates: For all the Latest SSA News and Updates Go Here
Retirement Benefits Estimate or apply for your retirement benefits
Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) (Veterans-Connect your health records to your doctors)
Cliff Farrell, Esq. Veterans Disability Advocate
Timothy Klob, Esq. LTC Command Judge and Disability Advocate
Jeremy Borderlon, Esq. Veterans Social Security and Disability Advocate
Veterans Advocates: Why professional advocacy is better than VSO representation
No Veteran Left Behind Vet to Vet Assistance
Health Programs for Veterans– Manage medical priorities, online prescription re-fills, links to other federal and VA benefits
Beware Scams Targeting Veterans Unfortunately there are a lot of dishonest people out there preying on our military and the sympathy’s of those that support our military. Click “Beware Scams Targeting Veterans” for more information about common fraud attempts targeting our veterans. Also, know that the VA, like the IRS, SSA and Medicare use the U.S. Mail for all official correspondence.
NAHAC (National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants)
APHA (Alliance of Professional Health Advocates)
Looking out for the health care of patients, survivors and care takers
Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
You’ve Been Denied Long Term Disability Benefits, When Should You Hire An Attorney? Article by Jeremy Bordelon, Esq., Evergreen Disability Law, Portland, Oregon
Other Resources of Interest
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