U.S. Social Security: Disability and Benefits Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2019-09-12
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Although some of these documents from our U.S. Social Security category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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List of U.S. Social Security Publications:
The U.S. Department of Social Security has expanding it's compassionate allowances program for people with severe disabilities thereby expediting decisions for disability benefits.
2022 U.S. Social Security cost of living adjustment (COLA) could be 6.2% according to Senior Citizens League (TSCL) estimate, based on July consumer price index (CPI) data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics..
Senior Citizens League (TSCL) forecasts U.S. 2022 COLA could be as high as 4.7%, making it the highest since 2009.
The United States Department of Education announces relief for student loan borrowers with total and permanent disabilities during the COVID-19 emergency.
U.S. Social Security Administration outreach to vulnerable populations during COVID-19 Pandemic - Advocates and community organizations can help connect people.
U.S. Social Security Administration announces Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for Americans to increase 1.3 percent in 2021.
U.S. Social Security recipients likely to get 1.3 percent cost of living adjustment (COLA) in 2021 - the 2nd lowest ever paid, according to The Senior Citizens League (TSCL).
U.S. Department of Social Security announces an two way online video service for people awaiting a hearing decision.
Latest U.S. Social Security Loss of Buying Power study by The Senior Citizens League shows Social Security benefits have lost 30 percent of buying power since 2000.
U.S. Senators urge SSA to temporarily suspend Continuing Disability Reviews (CDRs) under SSDI and SSI programs as America works to combat COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.
All local U.S. Social Security offices will be closed to the public for in-person service starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020.
Information on U.S Department of Social Security public awareness campaign Slam the Scam Day on March 5th regarding telephone impersonation scams.
Inability to communicate in English is no longer a good measure of educational attainment or the ability to engage in work.
U.S. Department of Social Security public hours at offices nationwide and Wednesdays will return to full public service hours.
2020 U.S. Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) benefit boost estimated to be 1.6 percent.
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries will receive a 2.8 percent COLA for 2019.
U.S. Department of Social Security expands compassionate allowance list fast-tracking decisions for people with severe disabilities.
2019 Social Security cost of living adjustment (COLA) could top 3 percent according to a new estimate released by The Senior Citizens League.
Nearly 27 million U.S. Social Security recipients are going through a 3rd consecutive year of no net increase in their Social Security benefits.
Study reveals foreign-born adults are less likely to report health-related impediments to working, to be covered by work-disability insurance, and to apply for disability benefits.
While 2018 COLA increase is highest in 5 years, it will not be enough to offset higher Medicare Part B premium increases for millions of beneficiaries.
U.S. Social Security Administration announces monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits will increase 2 percent in 2018.
Proposed cut would bar payment of SSI benefits to people with an outstanding arrest warrant for an alleged felony or for an alleged violation of probation or parole.
Estimate released by TSCL states Social Security recipients will receive an annual cost of living adjustment (COLA) of about 1.8% in 2018.
Compassionate allowances list grows as U.S. Social Security expedites decisions to those with serious disabilities.
Loss of Buying Power Study reveals U.S. Social Security beneficiaries have lost nearly one third of their buying power since 2000.
Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 65 million Americans will increase 0.3 percent in 2017.
2017 COLA expected to raise Social Security benefits by only a few dollars, any increase will be offset by increases in Medicare Part B premium for most people 65 and over.
Survey finds 71% of senior voters think Social Security should be expanded to provide modestly higher retirement benefits and more fair cost–of–living adjustments (COLAs).
Social Security report states combined asset reserves of Old Age, Survivors Insurance, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) Trust Funds projected to become depleted in 2034.
According to 2016 Survey of Senior Costs released by The Senior Citizens League Social Security beneficiaries have lost 23% of their buying power since 2000.
A list from the U.S. Social Security listing the top 200 baby names for boys and girls.
Report determines whether adult beneficiaries with disabilities are capable of managing their benefits and recommendations to inform and guide to improve current process.
U.S. elderly entitlement programs such as Social Security, Medicare, and Disability, have a negative cash flow which is predicted to get worse.
Growing hearing backlog in SSDI program should see relief with Social Security plans to hire approximately 250 administrative law judges (ALJs).
DI Trust Fund will become depleted in 2016 - Old-Age and Survivors Insurance, and Disability Insurance Trust Funds projected to become depleted in 2034.
Serious financial repercussions likely for beneficiaries if Congress does not act in time to fix the Social Security Disability Insurance program.
Broader use of standardized psychological testing for applicants submitting disability claims should improve accuracy and consistency of disability determinations.
Quickly and easily obtain a replacement SSA-1099 form from U.S. Dept. of Social Security with a my Social Security account.
Social Security Disability Insurance applications declined and employment data for people with disabilities shows improvement.
Without Congressional action, nearly 9 million SSDI beneficiaries will have their benefits cut 19.1 percent.
Social Security Advisory Board announces appointment of expert panel to review assumptions and methods used by Social Security trustees in their annual report on financial status.
Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 64 million Americans will increase 1.7 percent in 2015.
Information and chart regarding the number of work credits you need for claiming disability benefits in the United States.
The U.S. Social Security Board of Trustees releases its annual report on the long-term financial status of the Social Security Trust Funds.
Statement by retiree leader Richard Fiesta on the 2014 Social Security and Medicare Trustees Reports.
New US Social Security policy lets the agency recognize some non-marital legal relationships as marriages for determining entitlement to benefits.
Information on currently available disability benefit programs from the U.S. Department of Social Security.
A worker of any age can apply for Social Security disability benefits after suffering a disability however for senior workers special rules may make it easier to obtain.
The Social Security Compassionate Allowances Program can make the process of seeking Social Security Disability benefits easier and faster.
Information from Carolyn W. Colvin Acting Commissioner of Social Security regarding the FY 2015 Presidents Budget Request .
SSA removed obesity from its listing of impairments due to the fact that many individuals who are morbidly obese could function adequately at work.
1.5 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits Social Security beneficiaries receive in January 2014.
A new bill was recently introduced in the Senate that may expedite benefits to individuals who have a terminal disease.
Document examines several employment statistics and rates of disability in certain rural areas of the United States.
The US Social Security Board of Trustees releases its annual report on long term financial status of the Social Security Trust Funds.
Chaining consumer price index to economic phenomenon called substitution bias may reduce Social Security benefit payments next year.
Smartphone visitors to the mobile site can learn how to create a personal my Social Security account to get online Social Security Statements.
The 1.7% COLA will begin with increased payments to SSI beneficiaries will begin on December 31 2012.
Online Social Security Statement provides estimates for retirement and disability or survivors benefits.
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said the disability fund would run out of money in 2016.
Being listed as deceased by the Social Security Administration will affect wide range of benefits including disability.
Information on filing for Social Security Disability which involves more than filing the application listing your impairments and medical sources.
Information on how the future looks for the United States Federal Social Security Disability program.
Find out your Social Security benefit entitlements using these calculators, includes information on how to apply online for benefit payments.
Exactly which medical expenses are covered by Medicaid and for whom varies from state to state.
The Social Security Administration new ruling clarifies the procedure used to determine benefits for young adults aged 18 to 25 with physical and mental disabilities.
When SSDI recipients obtain employment or other income it can affect the amount of SSDI for which the individual is eligible.
Generally SSA evaluates disability due to depression based on medical documentation and extent to which depression interferes with ability to work.
Those who file for Social Security disability benefits may not file a new claim under the same title for the same benefits while an appeal on a previous claim is still pending.
U.S. Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits will increase 3.6 percent in 2012.
Important information needed for filing an application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
To qualify for US benefits through SSI you must be over 65 blind or disabled and have limited income and resources.
SSI appeal levels depend on the appeal issue and are reconsideration administrative law judge hearing Appeals Council review and federal court.
Congress says Social Security disability program supporting trust fund will be dry by 2017 leaving the system incapable of paying full benefits.
When you apply for Social Security disability insurance SSDI benefits from Social Security the agency uses a process to determine whether you are disabled.
After a lifetime of paying FICA taxes retirees are now facing devastating cuts to their Social Security benefits.
U.S. Social Security program is in peril however Social Security can certainly be saved it is just a matter of priorities.
As the end of your unemployment benefits nears can you apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.
If you receive Social Security Disability Insurance benefits there are limits on how much compensation you can collect if you are eligible for additional public disability or workers compensation benefits.
Determining if you are eligible for Social Security Administration (SSA) disability benefits can be achieved using this checklist.
Video hearings may help with the backlog of disability cases caused by increased demand inadequate funding and under-staffing.
A list of information The Social Security Administration will consider when hearing your disability claim application.
Recent report by Social Security and Medicare Board of Trustees gave some devastating news to existing and future social security benefit recipients.
SSA recently announced plans to stop mailing annual benefits statements and phase out paper checks for payment of all federal benefits.
Social Security myths for concerned elderly and disabled persons highlighting common misconceptions regarding US Social Security and disability benefits.
Disability advocates have filed a class action lawsuit in Brooklyn New York alleging bias in Social Security disability benefits cases.
The Social Security Board of Trustees annual report on the financial health of the Social Security Trust Funds.
In 2010 the average applicant finally had his or her hearing after waiting a little under a year and a half.
Allowing people with certain heart conditions to fast-track their disability benefits applications as Compassionate Allowances.
The requirements for children to receive SSI are strict and are based on the nature of the disability and the family total income.
Learn more about the Social Security Disability appeals process and where to turn if you need help.
Why using the term entitlement is nothing but damaging rhetoric putting the Social Security Disability Insurance program at risk.
There are 2 programs to assist people unable to work due to a medical condition Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
Any prohibition of EAJA fee award payments will make it difficult if not impossible for many Social Security claimants as well as veterans.
Majority of seniors will see drops in their Social Security benefits after Medicare premiums are deducted according to The Senior Citizens League.
SSA regulations state that witnesses may appear although the Administrative Law Judge will make a decision as to whether or not a witness will be heard.
Filing for social security disability benefits means providing evidence that you have a disability.
With tax season upon us many are wondering are Social Security disability benefits taxable and how much is taxable.
Eligibility for Social Security disability benefits is actually determined by workers at the state level.
US government spending Social Security revenue on wars and other government programs without making provisions for repaying the money.
Disability benefits for children are different than disability benefits for adults who have been disabled since childhood.
Information on ways and means to help win a disability benefits claim for the disabled or health impaired.
Individuals unable to work may also be eligible for SSDI veteran benefits and or unemployment.
Tax deal passed by Congress is a major threat to the solvency of Social Security.
Unprecedented Economic Factors Will Lead to Rare Drop in Initial Social Security Benefits and Reduce Lifetime Earnings.
US Social Security Administration has proposed major revisions to the criteria used to evaluate adult and child claims of mental disorders.
US Social Security Disability process can be confusing and overwhelming this article provides a helpful outline of the basic information you need to know on SSD.
While most disability claims are initially denied by the Social Security Administration applicants are entitled to appeal those decisions.
Social Security data shows Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) applications have more than doubled in the period from 2000 to 2009.
People of any age can file for disability benefits Social Security offers benefits to children with disabilities through a program called Supplemental Security Income.
Increasing life expectancy has led to an expansion of lifetime benefits and system costs.
COLA presents daunting challenge for millions of older adults struggling to make ends meet in the economy.
The fact that there will be no change to the 2010 Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) is either good or bad news.
New Rules Will Further Speed Benefits to Tens of Thousands of Americans with Disabilities.
Recent calls to cut Social Security benefits are grounded in misinformation and misunderstanding.
Social Security Administration wrongfully denied eligible beneficiaries because they believed applicants were wanted felons.
AJC urged Congress to act immediately to extend Supplemental Security Income benefits for 3,000 elderly and disabled refugees.
BASICS discusses most-often asked questions about Social Security including retirement disability survivors benefits.
Persons too ill to work thrust into bankruptcy because of long delays in processing and adjudicating social security disability claims.
When a person has worked and paid Social Security taxes dies widows widowers and other survivors may be eligible for survivors benefits.
Social Security is far from bankrupt with a $2.6 trillion dollar surplus.
There are close to two million Americans waiting for SSD disability decisions and many of them have waited for years.
If you have called your local Social Security office and gotten a busy signal, you are not alone.
Current estimates by SSA note that it takes three to five months to process the application.
A backlog of SSDI cases means delays for some disability applicants in the united states.
Social Security Administration provides an invaluable service to Americans who retire or who can no longer work.
85% oppose cutting Social Security to reduce the deficit as program celebrates 75th anniversary.
Share Your Personal Stories and Reflections to Help Social Security Celebrate 75 Years of Public Service.
Prohibit states from reducing number of state personnel who make disability determinations for Social Security or the hours they work.
Excuse for the Debt Commission to cut the program despite Social Security solvency.
Information for people with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome regarding applying and obtaining Social Security Disability Benefit Payments.
Arthritis diagnosis and medical treatment are key factors in an application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).
Information regarding liver disease, includes how to apply for and qualify for Social Security Disability benefits.
Social Security also pays benefits directly to children under 18 who have lost parental support because of death or disability.
Common disabling depression symptoms and how to apply for Social Security benefits if you are disabled by depression.
Information for those who suffer from PTSD in regards to social security disability benefits claims.
Initiatives to expedite Social Security Disability Insurance benefits to thousands of individuals.
10 States Top List of Worst for Social Security Disability Insurance Backlogs.
Commissioner of U.S. Social Security announces that the agency has released its Open Government plan.
The average processing time for a Social Security disability claim is approximately three months.
Disabled children who meet certain federal guidelines are eligible for Supplemental Security Income or SSI.
Information for those who apply each year for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits.
Social Security has actively addressed the hearings backlog and increased the capacity to hold more hearings.
Not everyone who is unable to work due to illness or injury is entitled to Social Security disability benefits.
Furloughing disability examiners is incomprehensible under any circumstances.
Open Government webpage gives Americans opportunity to give their ideas on how Social Security can become an open and transparent agency.
Allsup top 10 tips to help people with disabilities as applications for Social Security disability benefits soar to 2.8 million.
Electronic Medical Records will shorten time taken to make disability decisions and will improve speed accuracy and efficiency of the disability program.
Questions to consider as to when you should take social security benefits.
New data about beneficiaries and Social Security disability hearing processes available to the public.
Social Security Administration earlier this month mailed notices that contained incorrect January 2010 payment dates.
Recently implemented practices that deny applicants the right to receive full consideration of their Social Security disability claims.
Self-assessment tool to help people calculate SSDI disability benefits through the Social Security Administration.
Senator Tom Harkin commended Social Security Administration for ending year with fewer disability hearings.
Work history plays an important part in your application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.
How do I know if I am eligible for SSDI benefits and answers to other Social Security Disability Insurance questions.
Under the guidelines of the Social Security Administration it defines disability in a strict sense in the context of total disability.
The Social Security Disability Insurance application process is experiencing a huge crunch right now.
Knowing how much Social Security disability benefits you might expect is an important first-step in sound financial planning.
More working mothers are becoming disabled and losing their ability to support their families.
Questions answers and information for Social Security Disability Applicants Seeking Representation.
Fraud against Social Security disability program and delays by private insurance company policies diminish effectiveness of the disability program.
Peggy Hathaway underscored the human toll created by the prolonged delays when people with disability apply to Social Security Administration.
Even after getting approval for Social Security disability benefits people can run into hurdles.
People relying on Social Security Disability Insurance benefits are among the lowest incomes yet pay more than they should in taxes.
Explains the difference between U.S. SSDI and SSI federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities.
U.S. Social Security Administration SSA is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for administering social security programs.
Answers to common questions regarding Social Security Disability Benefits in the United States.
Social Security Disability Insurance recipients can look forward to receiving a one-time $250 bonus payment by early summer.
Compassionate allowance benefits are for diseases and other medical conditions that invariably qualify under the listing of impairments.
Disabling back conditions enable a citizen to recover disability income from the Federal Government.
Steps Social Security Administration use to evaluate disability by comparing your disabling condition to published set of standards.
Form filling tips for Social Security 2009 SSI Disability applicants Ensure application is completely filled out and supporting medical evidence is submitted.
Social Security has strict definitions of disability to be found disabled these are the major categories of disabilities to receive Social Security benefits.
US Disability applications now number 2.6 million according to the Social Security Administration .
In 2009 Social Security disability recipients are seeing monthly benefits increase with the annual cost of living adjustment.
Facts people with disabilities need to know about applying for Social Security Disability in 2009.
Explains your next step if you have been denied social security disability payments and how to appeal the decision.
U.S. state rankings based on the growing backlog in the federal Social Security Disability Insurance.
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