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Social Security Disability
Social Security benefits will go up by 3.6 percent next year, the first increase since 2009 for the one in five Americans who rely on government retirement and disability programs.
An analysis of Social Security payments shows they are particularly important to rural west-central Illinois counties. If Morgan County residents didn’t receive their monthly payments from the Social Security Administration, 8.8 percent of total...
WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been a harsh critic of Social Security on the campaign trail, but has largely avoided putting forward particular solutions.
Washington— Social Security benefits will go up by 3.6 percent next year, the first increase since 2009 for the 1 in 5 Americans who rely on government retirement and disability programs.
COLA increase important to people with disabilities, but rising Medicare premiums likely to take a bite out of additional income, reports Allsup.Belleville, IL (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 Beginning in January, Social Security disability recipients will see their monthly benefits increase with the 3.6 percent annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), according to Allsup, a nationwide provider of ...
The Social Security Administration has released the new numbers for 2012. The Federal Government's disability program has increased the amounts necessary for work determinations, the payments for Supplemental Income and the maximum taxable earnings. Earnings of less than $12,120 per year may not be viewed as "substantial" such that a wage earner would be deemed ineligible for monthly Federal ...
Here's some important news if you're applying for Social Security disability benefits for yourself or a loved one. There are 100 conditions which qualify for an expedited process known as Compassionate Allowances.
Social Security Attorney
Philadelphia's district attorney has filed new charges against three suspects accused in an alleged Social Security plot in which police say mentally disabled people were kept in a basement.
PHILADELPHIA — Three suspects arrested in an alleged Social Security fraud plot in which police say mentally disabled people were kept in a basement now face additional charges over the abuse of a victim who was kept locked in a closet for at least two weeks, prosecutors said Friday. District Attorney Seth Williams announced new charges of aggravated assault, kidnapping, conspiracy and other ...
A Cumberland County man who already faces prison for molesting a girl is in more legal trouble after a federal jury in Harrisburg convicted him of Social Security fraud.
Anna Rotondo has never met Linda Ann Weston. She’s never been in the basement of horrors, where police allege Weston was keeping four mentally-challenged adults as she stole their Social Security disability checks.
The parents of a mentally disabled woman held captive in a squalid basement as part of what police believe was a Social Security fraud scheme are seeking custody of her two young children, their attorney said Friday.
CONCORD – The former director of the Spartan Drum & Bugle Corps has admitted to illegally collecting Social Security benefits while directing the Spartans. Peter LaFlamme, 56, of Nashua, pleaded guilty to one count of Social Security fraud on Tuesday at U.S. District Court in Concord. LaFlamme collected more than $376,000 in disability benefits while earning a salary from the Drum & Bugle Corps ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia's district attorney has filed new charges against three suspects accused in an alleged Social Security plot in which police say mentally disabled people were kept in a basement.
Social Security Administration
The deficit reduction supercommittee in Congress is talking about reducing the agency's budget by up to $882 million from what President Obama requested in his budget. 
The Social Security Administration will reopen its Towanda office in temporary space at 1 Elizabeth Street (Progress Plaza) on Tuesday, Nov. 1. The entrance to the temporary office, located in Suite 14 on the second floor of the building, is on Main Str
Social Security Administration in Kirksville holding annual blood drive.
By Nathan Hardin nhardin@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan residents and Social Security Administration workers protested outside of the Social Security Office on Thursday. About a dozen protesters lined the sides of the entrance at 18 ...
Locals gathered to save the Red Bluff Social Security Contact Station Thursday as a number of Social Security Administration offices and contact stations face being shut down by the federal government to balance the budget.
A handful of federal workers used their lunch break Thursday to send a message to South Carolina retirees: If Congress cuts the budget for the Social Security Administration, services will suffer.
The Social Security Administration has released the new numbers for 2012. The Federal Government's disability program has increased the amounts necessary for work determinations, the payments for Supplemental Income and the maximum taxable earnings. Earnings of less than $12,120 per year may not be viewed as "substantial" such that a wage earner would be deemed ineligible for monthly Federal ...
Social Security Denial
Allsup outlines advantages of choosing professional representative as Social Security Disability Insurance applications reach more than 275,000 in SeptemberBelleville, Ill. (PRWEB) October 06, 2011 Applications for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits reached 275,981 in September 2011, nearly 19 percent higher than September 2010. The increase highlights the large number of ...
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WASHINGTON -- Here's a fantasy of mine that might help solve the long-term budget problem.
The Great Recession is hurting another group of innocent people who can least afford it - workers with disabilities.
WASHINGTON – The leading safety-net program for America’s disabled workers is in a financial death spiral in the aftermath of the Great Recession. The sour economy, weak eligibility standards and a wave of aging baby boomers are driving an explosive increase in the number of injured workers who get disability benefits through the Social Security Disability Insurance program.
SSD Benefits
Social Security Administration runs two major programs that provide benefits based on disability: Social Security Disability Insurance (often called SSD or SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). SSDI is financed with Social Security taxes paid by workers, employers, and self-employed persons. To be eligible for a Social Security benefit, the worker must earn sufficient credits based on ...
* Sees impact on PC production until the first quarter of2012* Says flood lifts SSD demand to replace HDD, but costremains barrier* Says legal row with Apple has little impact on chip tiesSEOUL, Oct 29 ...
by Akber Kazmi Solid state drives (SSDs) have become an integral part of enterprise, data center and cloud equipment. The industry at large has converged on PCI Express (PCIe) as the primary interface for SSD modules, sub-systems and systems. 
RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, announced today that its new line of advanced internal solid state drives (SSDs), the Samsung SSD 830 series, is available for purchase. These drives – which set a new standard for SATA 6 Gb/s SSDs - are available in capacities of 64 GB ($129.99), 128 GB ...
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- STEC, Inc. , The SSD Company(TM), a leading global provider of solid-state drive (SSD) technologies and products, today announced that the company is a sponsor and will participate ...
If you're tempted to buy a PCI Express-based SSD and add your own conventional storage, OCZ's RevoDrive Hybrid could might suit you. A 120 GB SSD and 1 TB of disk space come together on a four-lane PCIe card to serve up an advanced caching solution.
OCZ Technology announced what it claims is the first 2.5-inch SSD (solid state drive) to include up to 1TB of storage, with a SATA 3.0 version delivering reads at up to 560MB/sec.
SSI Benefits
Congress is turning its attention to soaring growth in the Social Security benefits program for children with disabilities and that has advocates on edge.
share: digg facebook twitter Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 60 million Americans will increase 3.6 percent in 2012. The purpose of the COLA is to ensure that the purchasing power of Social Security and SSI benefits is not eroded by inflation. After a secure log-in using your name, Social Security number, date and place of birth and mother's ...
The Senate passes the $36M funding extension by a voice vote; the bill now goes to the house.
Positive Change for Youth, a Wilson County Schools community partner, will hold a meeting Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the assembly room of the Wilson County Public Library. The session is for pa ...
Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 60 million Americans will increase 3.6 percent in 2012, the Social Security Administration has announced.
Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 60 million Americans will increase 3.6 percent in 2012, the Social Security Administration announced on Wednesday.
Social Security Administration runs two major programs that provide benefits based on disability: Social Security Disability Insurance (often called SSD or SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). SSDI is financed with Social Security taxes paid by workers, employers, and self-employed persons. To be eligible for a Social Security benefit, the worker must earn sufficient credits based on ...
Medical Assistance
MELBOURNE Fla., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing steps to position itself as a national leader in providing an innovative state-of-the-art approach to healthcare management, Medical Billing Assistance, Inc. (OTCBB:MDBL, Stock Twits: $MDBL) ("MDBL"), through one of its wholly owned...
MANILA, Philippines -- From Luzon to the Visayas and Mindanao, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) Sunday said it is ready to spread the spirit of charity as part of its health and medical related assistance to Filipinos, in partnership with institutional partners, including hospitals. "The PCSO will continue to strengthen its partnership through its endowment programs with ...
Commissioners signed off on a memorandum of understanding Thursday to join the program that will enable local jail inmates to qualify for state-funded medical assistance coverage if they are hospitalized. It also puts a cap on what medical providers can charge for their services.
U.S. Senator John McCain has expressed satisfaction at US President Barack Obama’s decision for the US to provide medical assistance to Libyan casualties of war.
Should college students get a break from under-age drinking punishment if they get so drunk that emergency medical assistance is called?
KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation ("AMIC") , a company engaged in the production and distribution of medical isotopes, has engaged Global TechInnovations ("GTI") ...
(MENAFN - Jordan Times) The first group of the medical, technical and administrative staff of the Jordan military field hospital to Libya left the Kingdom on Saturday. The medical equipment and ...
SSI Medical Benefits
Question: Could my mom might be able to qualify for a Social Security Disability “compassionate allowance” because of her early onset Alzheimer’s?Answer: She might, but the only way to know for sure is for her to submit an application for Social Security disability benefits. Compassionate Allowances are a way of quickly identifying diseases and other medical conditions that clearly qualify for ...
Gov. Scott Walker's administration has conceded that it will not receive a $45 million windfall from the federal government that the administration was counting on to help close a budget shortfall in the state's health plans for the poor.
If you have a disabling condition which is preventing you from continuing to work, you may want to apply for disability benefits through Social Security. In most cases, doing so involves a thorough process of determining your eligibility, medical condition, and ability to work. Because we look so carefully at so many cases — more than three million each year — it can take us three to five months ...
Social Security benefits will rise 3.6% next year. However, many are questioning if there will be anything left in a decade.
Estate planning attorney Stephen Clemmer announces new benefits and fee schedule for a special needs trust.Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 Estate planning attorney, Stephen Clemmer associated with Curd, Galindo & Smith, LLP announces new fee schedules for estate planning services and the benefits of a special needs trust.Mr. Clemmer explains how a special needs trust is essential when ...
Suffering even a moderate personal physical injury can create difficult challenges both financially and emotionally for even the strongest among us. However, what happens when someone suffers a serious or catastrophic personal physical injury? Do they get the proper counseling regarding the form of the settlement so as to protect their current assets, preserve public benefits and safeguard the ...
In a prior column, we talked about Bill and Susan and their son, Sam, who has disabilities (special needs) and requires assistance with various activities of daily living. We discussed the option of Bill and Susan establishing a special needs trust during their lifetimes so that Sam's inheritance could remain intact within the trust someday to provide for his needs.
Social Security Disability
Social Security benefits will go up by 3.6 percent next year, the first increase since 2009 for the one in five Americans who rely on government retirement and disability programs.
An analysis of Social Security payments shows they are particularly important to rural west-central Illinois counties. If Morgan County residents didn’t receive their monthly payments from the Social Security Administration, 8.8 percent of total...
WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been a harsh critic of Social Security on the campaign trail, but has largely avoided putting forward particular solutions.
Washington— Social Security benefits will go up by 3.6 percent next year, the first increase since 2009 for the 1 in 5 Americans who rely on government retirement and disability programs.
COLA increase important to people with disabilities, but rising Medicare premiums likely to take a bite out of additional income, reports Allsup.Belleville, IL (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 Beginning in January, Social Security disability recipients will see their monthly benefits increase with the 3.6 percent annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), according to Allsup, a nationwide provider of ...
The Social Security Administration has released the new numbers for 2012. The Federal Government's disability program has increased the amounts necessary for work determinations, the payments for Supplemental Income and the maximum taxable earnings. Earnings of less than $12,120 per year may not be viewed as "substantial" such that a wage earner would be deemed ineligible for monthly Federal ...
Here's some important news if you're applying for Social Security disability benefits for yourself or a loved one. There are 100 conditions which qualify for an expedited process known as Compassionate Allowances.
The North Platte Telegraph Social Security touches the lives of more Americans than any other federal program.
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