Changes to Social Security's Disability Listings for Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, and Other Neurological Disorders
Social Security has updated its disability listings for neurological disorders for the first time in 30 years and the changes are significant. Here are some of the highlights:
Changes to Social Security's Disability Listings for Respiratory Disorders
Social Security has updated its disability listings for respiratory disorders for the first time in over 20 years.
When Medical or Housing Expenses Change the Rules on SSI Back Payments
The Social Security Administration has released guidance regarding when back payments of SSI (Supplemental Security Income) benefits must be paid in small installments, in larger installments, or i
Social Security and SSI Disability and Benefit Amounts for 2016
While the Social Security Administration has announced there will be no cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in 2016 other numbers regarding eligibility and benefits have changed.
Medicare Premiums, Deductibles, and Copays Change for 2016
Here are the new numbers for Medicare premiums, deductibles, and copays for 2016.
Correction to Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability
Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disaiblity Law, 8th Edition, includes a typo on page 18.
Social Security and SSI Disability Benefit Amounts for 2018
The Social Security Administration has announced a 2% increase in Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for 2018.
Medicare Premiums, Deductibles, and Copays Change for 2018
Here are the new numbers for Medicare premiums, deductibles, and copays for 2018.
ABLE Savings Accounts for Individuals With Disabilities Preserve SSI and Medicaid Eligibility
New ABLE savings accounts allow individuals with disabilities to save money without losing their eligibility for SSI or Medicaid.
Social Security Changes Disability Hearing Rules
Social Security has a new deadline for submitting evidence before a hearing, but will be providing more notice of a hearing date.
New Disability Rules on Weight Given to Treating Doctors and Acceptable Medical Sources
Social Security has made significant rule changes in how it evaluates and weighs the opinions of an applicant's doctor, nurse practictioner, or other medical provider.
Changes to Social Security’s Disability Listings for Mental, Emotional, and Cognitive Disorders
Social Security has updated its disability listings for mental disorders and many of the changes and additions are significant.
Social Security Introduces New Work Incentive Demonstration Project for SSDI
November 2017 - The Social Security Administration (SSA) has introduced a new trial program to help SSDI recipients return to work or increase their earnings.
Information for Social Security and SSI Recipients Affected by Hurricanes and Natural Disasters
With the disruption of mail service and the closure of many Social Security offices in Texas due to Hurricane Harvey, the Social Security Administration has released information about the delivery of benefit payments scheduled for September 1.
Social Security and SSI Disability and Benefit Amounts for 2017
The Social Security Administration has announced a 0.3% increase in Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for 2017.
Medicare Premiums, Deductibles, and Copays Change for 2017
Here are the new numbers for Medicare premiums, deductibles, and copays for 2017.