Social Security Ends Waiting Period for ALS Patients to Get SSDI Benefits

The Social Security Administration recently eliminated the five-month waiting period for disability insurance benefits claims for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) with a notice of award date of July 23, 2020, or later. According to Allsup, the nation’s premier disability representation company®, this ruling is extremely [...]

By |2021-04-15T17:10:28+00:00April 15th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Social Security Ends Waiting Period for ALS Patients to Get SSDI Benefits

Social Security Disability Beneficiaries To Get Payments This Week

 SSDI recipients projected to get economic impact payments now through April 7, explains Allsup   Belleville, Illinois — April 5, 2021 — Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) beneficiaries are among millions of Americans receiving economic impact payments with the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, according to [...]

By |2021-04-05T19:58:54+00:00April 5th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Social Security Disability Beneficiaries To Get Payments This Week

New Social Security Rules Affecting Bone, Joint, Spinal and Related Medical Conditions To Take Effect April 2

Allsup explains importance of changes to musculoskeletal listing for Social Security disability claims   Belleville, Illinois — March 31, 2020 —The Social Security Administration (SSA) is implementing revisions to its listing of impairments, specifically for disorders of the musculoskeletal system effective April 2, 2021, and this will have [...]

By |2021-03-31T17:14:55+00:00March 31st, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on New Social Security Rules Affecting Bone, Joint, Spinal and Related Medical Conditions To Take Effect April 2

Coronavirus complicates an already daunting SSDI process – Allsup expert in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Allsup expert T.J. Geist discusses the vital importance of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and the challenges for the Social Security Administration (SSA) during the coronavirus pandemic in a recent article of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Individuals suffering from long-term effects of COVID-19, such as chronic fatigue, [...]

By |2021-02-25T17:49:18+00:00February 25th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Coronavirus complicates an already daunting SSDI process – Allsup expert in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Fact or Fiction? Setting the Record Straight about SSDI and Return to Work

Uncertainty is everywhere, but some things really remain consistent. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and return to work help from Allsup Employment Services are two constants. Many people aren’t familiar with these programs, so the facts behind these vital benefits are often misunderstood. SSDI brings needed monthly [...]

By |2021-01-25T21:52:43+00:00January 25th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fact or Fiction? Setting the Record Straight about SSDI and Return to Work

Social Security Disability, Veterans Disability Beneficiaries to Receive 1.3% Cost of Living Increase in 2021

Cost-of-living adjustment will benefit individuals with disabilities during pandemic, according to Allsup Belleville, Illinois — October 14, 2020 —Individuals who receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and veterans disability benefits will see a 1.3% increase in their monthly benefit in 2021, according to Allsup, a nationwide provider [...]

By |2020-10-14T16:43:55+00:00October 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Social Security Disability, Veterans Disability Beneficiaries to Receive 1.3% Cost of Living Increase in 2021

Allsup Names New Director, Expands SSDI Team with 440+ Years Expertise in Disability Benefits

T.J. Geist named Director at Allsup to lead growing team of Social Security Disability Insurance specialists, including former SSA, DDS staffers Belleville, Illinois — October 7, 2020 —Allsup, a nationwide provider of disability representation, employer benefits and return to work services, has named T.J. Geist as Director of [...]

By |2020-10-07T18:11:22+00:00October 7th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Allsup Names New Director, Expands SSDI Team with 440+ Years Expertise in Disability Benefits

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

Cancer and Social Security Disability Insurance: What to Know and What you Can Do

While July is just around the corner, June is an important month as it recognizes several types of cancer with days like World Kidney Cancer Day, Cancer Immunization Month and National Cancer Survivors Day®. June also is the time to celebrate Men’s Health Month, which helps to raise [...]

By |2020-06-26T19:36:35+00:00June 26th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Cancer and Social Security Disability Insurance: What to Know and What you Can Do
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