Category Archives: Health

Social Security needs to take corrective action to reduce overpayments

An overpayment is messy.  It results when either the Social Security Administration (“SSA”) makes a mistake or when a claimant fails to notify the SSA about income or resources.  Either way it is messy.   The SSA then takes action … Continue reading

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Statistics on being approved and denied SSI and SSDI

One of the most common questions I receive is, “What are the chances of winning my disability case?”  I usually quote the odds in general terms but I decided to look for the statistics and report them in this post. … Continue reading

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How does the governmnet shut down impact my Social Security disability case?

The government shut down is not helpful to the Social Security Administration (“SSA”), to say the least.  The Agency already takes a long time to process claims and now they will be further behind. As to how the shut down … Continue reading

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