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DDS Backlog Exceeds One Million Cases

Date: May 9, 2022

Why Are Social Security Disability Rolls Declining?

Date: April 13, 2022

We're Fast Approaching One Million People Awaiting Decisions
We are heading towards a dismal threshold; at the state agencies the Social Security Administration (SSA) contracts with for initial-level medical determinations and the first level of appeals (called reconsideration), there will soon be over a million cases awaiting decisions.
We’re Fast Approaching One Million People Awaiting Decisions

Date: February 1, 2022

Another Struggle for Long Covid Patients: Disability Benefits
President Biden has said the government should help people who continue to experience symptoms long after a coronavirus infection. But qualifying remains a major hurdle.
Another Struggle for Long Covid Patients: Disability Benefits

Date: October 27, 2021

Social Security recipients can now get coronavirus stimulus checks without filing tax returns, Treasury says
Until Wednesday night, the Internal Revenue Service said that Social Security recipients, veterans, low-income citizens, and others who don't typically have to file tax returns will have to do so this year if they want to receive the $1,200 checks Congress authorized to help get the U.S. through the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. That policy didn't last long.
Social Security recipients can now get coronavirus stimulus checks without filing tax returns, Treasury says

Date: April 3, 2020

Social Security scams are costing Americans millions. Here's how to spot them.
A Senate hearing Wednesday put the spotlight on Social Security scams that are costing Americans millions of dollars a year. In the last three months alone, the Social Security Administration reports they've gotten nearly 115,000 complaints. 
Social Security scams are costing Americans millions. Here’s how to spot them.

Date: January 30, 2020

January 12, 2020 #CripTheVote Chat on Proposed Changes in Social Security Reviews

Date: January 11, 2020

How much you can expect to get from Social Security if you make $40,000 a year
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Date: January 4, 2020

Doctors Speed Through Disability Claims, Make Millions: 6 Takeaways From Our Investigation
Doctors contracted by the state to review disability applications often processed claims quickly and denied most of them — making big money along the way.
Doctors Speed Through Disability Claims, Make Millions: 6 Takeaways From Our Investigation

Date: December 30, 2019

This is the world's biggest mental health problem - and you might not have heard of it
The early years of the 21st century have witnessed a worldwide epidemic of poor mental health and related illnesses. But while depression is the condition most will associate with mental health issues, and the leading cause of disability worldwide, it is not the number one mental health concern people face.
This is the world’s biggest mental health problem – and you might not have heard of it
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Date: December 27, 2019

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