Non-Medical Denials

Although you may experience serious medical problems that impact your ability to work, there are non-medical reasons that can prevent… Read More

Playing Politics with the Disability Trust Fund

On the first day the new Congress took office earlier this year Republican lawmakers passed a measure that stopped the… Read More

LA Times Sets the Record Straight on the SSA

A recent article in the LA Times by Michael Hiltzik offered a strong defense of SSDI after a misleading attack… Read More

Unemployment Has Little Effect on the Number of Disability Claims

After the financial crash of 2008, the unemployment rate in the United States spiked to levels not seen since the… Read More

Veteran’s Choice Program

Veterans have long struggled to receive timely and quality care from the VA health care system. Many veterans lack a… Read More

How does Social Security Determine a Listing Impairment?

Social Security decides whether you are disabled using a five-step process called the Sequential Evaluation Process. The third step in… Read More

Understanding your “Date Last Insured”

An individual’s “date last insured” establishes the period of coverage during which an individual must prove that they became disabled…. Read More