Social Security and SSI Benefit Amounts and Other Figures Change in 2014
The Social Security Administration has announced a 1.5% increase in Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for 2014.
Social Security Adds 25 New Compassionate Allowances for Fast Disability Decisions
Social Security has added 25 new medical conditions to its compassionate allowance list.
Social Security Accepts Optometrists' Opinions on Visual Disorders
Social Security used to accept the opinion of an optometrist only for the measurement of visual acuity and visual fields (how well someone sees) and rely on the opinions of ophthalmologists for evidence
Social Security Updates Disability Listings for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
The Social Security Administration has released a final rule with extensive updates to its listings on kidney disorders for both adults and children.
Medicaid and CHIP Must Now Cover Treatments for Children With Autism, Asperger Syndrome, or PDD-NOS
All states must now provide treatment for low-income children with Autism, Asperger Syndrome, or PDD-NOS, through their Medicaid and CHIP programs.
Expedited Social Security Disability for 100% P&T Disabled Veterans
Social Security has announced that a new program will expedite Social Security disability claims for certain veterans.