ADA celebrates 30th Anniversary Progress Made, Opportunity for More

Thirty years ago, on July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law. This milestone in our country’s history prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open [...]

By |2020-07-24T19:13:58+00:00July 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on ADA celebrates 30th Anniversary Progress Made, Opportunity for More

SSDI and Returning To Work During COVID-19

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a lifeline for people with disabilities. With monthly income, dependent benefits and Medicare – the importance of SSDI cannot be overstated. SSDI also provides another benefit – return to work incentives through the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Ticket to Work program. In [...]

By |2020-07-22T14:31:58+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on SSDI and Returning To Work During COVID-19

Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Apply Early, as Soon as You Qualify

When people experience a severe, disabling health condition, they wait an average of 7.6 months before applying for benefits, according to the Social Security Administration. But waiting only makes the process harder. Across the U.S., an estimated nearly 600,000 people are waiting at the initial application level for [...]

By |2020-05-20T17:21:39+00:00May 20th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Apply Early, as Soon as You Qualify

Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Why Do You Need a Representative?

Did you know? The application process for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits is long and complicated. People wait months or years to receive the benefits they’ve earned, and when you need a source of income, time is precious. This is where an expert representative like Allsup can [...]

By |2020-05-12T14:21:33+00:00May 12th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Why Do You Need a Representative?

Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Why This Matters Even More Today

Each May, Disability Insurance Awareness Month reminds people about the importance of using disability insurance as a financial and economic backstop – and that importance is multiplied tenfold today due to COVID-19. Many Americans now realize just how critical it is to protect themselves from worst-case scenarios that [...]

By |2020-05-08T21:23:00+00:00May 8th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Disability Insurance Awareness Month: Why This Matters Even More Today

Allsup Urges Customers To Be Aware As Phone, Email Scams Increase

In an effort to protect confidentiality, we are urging customers to please be aware of Social Security-related imposter phone scams that have continued to increase within the past year. According to the Federal Trade Commission, imposter scams continue to be among the highest reported types of consumer fraud. [...]

By |2020-02-25T21:46:07+00:00February 25th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Allsup Urges Customers To Be Aware As Phone, Email Scams Increase

Job Accommodation Network’s (JAN) Tools, Techniques, and Technologies for Developing an Effective Accommodation Program

By: Louis Orslene, JAN Associate Director As we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month, it is more important than ever for us to be aware that globally there are more than 1 billion people with disabilities. Chronic health conditions and disabilities are increasingly more commonplace in the workplace. [...]

By |2019-10-15T20:03:23+00:00October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Job Accommodation Network’s (JAN) Tools, Techniques, and Technologies for Developing an Effective Accommodation Program

Including Workers with Disabilities in a Strong Economy is Win-Win

It’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). The good news is workers with disabilities are seeing the advantages of a strong economy – more are being hired, trained, and integrated into the workforce. However, employers still have a long way to go when it comes to fully recognizing [...]

By |2019-10-15T19:35:59+00:00October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Including Workers with Disabilities in a Strong Economy is Win-Win

Social Security Disability, Veterans Disability Beneficiaries To Receive 1.6% COLA in 2020

Individuals who receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and veterans disability benefits will see a 1.6% increase in their monthly benefit in 2020, according to Allsup, a nationwide provider of SSDI, return to work, veterans disability appeal and Medicare plan selection services. The increase is a result [...]

By |2019-10-10T21:14:57+00:00October 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Social Security Disability, Veterans Disability Beneficiaries To Receive 1.6% COLA in 2020