SSA

Advocates criticize proposed SSA administrative rules

Wednesday, September 7, 2016Sixteen disability rights groups, including the National Disability Rights Network, submitted comments to the Social Security Administration on August 26, pushing back against proposed changes to the procedural rules for Social Security disability benefits. Under the proposed regulations,…

SSDI Return to Work Act introduced

Friday, June 24, 2016A new bill, introduced in the Senate on June 8, would create a new system of classifications for beneficiaries of the Social Security Disability Insurance system, similar to those in most state workers’ compensation systems. Currently, there are no separate…

Disability unemployment rate drops below 10 percent

Friday, June 10, 2016The Department of Labor’s disappointing May jobs report is sending mixed signals for the employment prospects for people with disabilities. The unemployment rate for people with disabilities dropped to 9.7 percent, a full percentage less thanĀ the previous month

SSDI likely to be center stage in 2016 presidential election race

Monday, June 8, 2015The 2016 presidential race may be in its early stages, but Social Security is already front and center, with proposals to reform the Social Security Disability Insurance system likely to increase in prominence. The SSDI provides monthly benefits to…