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How the Trump Administration Is Chipping Away at Social Security Benefits

A proposed rule change to Social Security disability benefits could block people that speak limited or no English from getting benefits. The change would remove the "inability to communicate in English" from the list of educational catagories that are considered when SSA administrative law judges consider whether the person qualifies for disability benefits.

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US Government Weighs in On Social Media Snooping to Detect Social Security Fraud

There is no question that fraudulent attempts to gain Social Security Benefits is a huge problem, however, there has been an increase of over-reaching investigations by CDIU investigators.

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Assessment of Work-Related Functional Abilities Is Important in Disability Determination

A Residual Functional Capacity Report (RFC) from your medical or mental health provider, is key evidence in a Social Security Hearing.

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From the WASHINGTON POST: 597 Days. And Still Waiting

“10,000 people died in the past year while stuck in a backlog of judges' disability cases.”

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You May Be Eligible to Expedite Your Disability Hearing

The vast majority of people who apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) will be denied at the first stage, and will continue on through the appeals and hearing process. Unfortunately, these systems are always backed up, leaving you with months or years of waiting, and when you are hurt or unable to work, this period of time is crucial.

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Social Security Disability Can Be Confusing

When you have a medical condition that stops you from performing a full-time job, whether mental or physical in nature, you are supposed to claim benefits of disability from the social security administration to compensate you. By understanding the right procedures, requirements, and appeals that are being followed to claim for those benefits the process might be confusing especially to those people who are affected.

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Five Reasons Why You Should Have an Attorney for Your Social Security Disability Appeal

Like many governmental applications, going through the Social Security disability process is never easy. Months, or even years of paperwork, phone calls, and examinations can be incredibly tiring and frustrating, especially when you are dealing with a debilitating health condition.

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Factors That Determine Your Potential SSDI Back Payments

In many cases, a newly awarded claim for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) may be eligible for back payments, which are considered to be “past due” disability benefits. This can be a huge financial and emotional relief for many people, especially after the long claims process they've been through.

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Know Your Rights if You Are Disabled

In the United States, physically challenged people possess certain rights and are protected by a number of laws. There is also a vast network of nonprofit advocacy groups which ensures that these rights are not violated. One of the most popular pieces of legislation regarding the physically challenged is the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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A Quick Overview of Social Security Disability Family Benefits

We all know that one person's disability can have a tremendous impact on their loved ones. It is never just one person who is affected by a serious medical condition or the inability to work. Because of these situations, the Social Security Administration has allowed for certain family benefits to be collected under one individual's disability record, but many families are not fully aware of the resources available to them.

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