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March 2012 Archives

SSA's Listing of Impairments: Musculoskeletal Disorders

The Social Security Administration is constantly working to update their "Listing of Impairments" / list of disorders eligible for Social Security Disability. This year, the SSA will ask for public comment (part of the approval process for such changes) on musculoskeletal disorders.

Securing the Future of SSDI: Third Hearing

On Tuesday, the third hearing on Securing the Future of the Social Security Disability Insurance Program took place. This meeting, held by the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security, was called to address how Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) eligibility decisions are made.

Filing Your SSDI Application: Mistakes to Avoid

The Social Security Administration rejects approximately two of every three initial Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) applications it receives. That is a difficult statistic to swallow, especially when many individuals who apply for SSDI are dealing with financial strain in addition to their disabilities.

The Interplay of Medicaid, Medicare, SSDI and SSI

What healthcare resources will you have if you are on SSI or SSDI? If you apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), can you still receive Medicaid? How long does it take to get on Medicare after you apply for SSDI?

Social Security Disability and Taxes

We are entering the height of tax season, which means it is a good time to discuss how Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) affects taxes. Many people who receive SSDI do not report it correctly on their income tax returns, which can lead to problems with the IRS and, in some cases, smaller tax rebates.

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