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Why Does It Take So Long to Get Disability Benefits?

Why Does It Take So Long to Get Disability Benefits? Lack of leadership at Social Security likely contributing to disability backlog

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has not had a Senate-appointed commissioner in five years. A recent House Ways & Means hearing focused on the lack of a commissioner to lead the SSA and the challenges and limitations currently facing the agency with an acting commissioner.

“The SSA needs the strong and consistent leadership of […]

By | March 8th, 2018|Reports, SSDI Claims|

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Program Promotes New Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus

Program Promotes New Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus

More treatment options are needed for individuals living with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) because existing therapies don’t always work, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

A new program will help experts around the world develop new treatments and […]

By | February 21st, 2018|Categories: Health, Reports, SSDI Claims|

The Top 10 All Things Disability Blogs for 2017

Allsup’s All Things Disability (ATD) blog is a resource for people needing information on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), finances, health and wellness. Our expert writers have backgrounds in public health, law, finance, government programs, veterans affairs, Medicare and health insurance. ATD regularly features guest blogs from individuals and […]

By | January 9th, 2018|Categories: Reports, Support|

Forget the Numbers, Hear the Stories of the SSDI Backlog

People around the country are learning what we at Allsup have known for years: people face financial devastation and psychological distress when they have to wait years for their Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.

Last month, two major U.S. newspapers shared stories of SSDI claimants with severe and […]

By | December 11th, 2017|Categories: Reports, SSDI Claims|
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