Do You Know the 10 Leading Causes of Disability?

Arthritis Back Pain Heart and Cardiac Problems Mental or Emotional Problems such as Severe Depression or/or Anxiety Lung, Respiratory and other Breathing Problems Diabetes Deafness or Hearing Problems Stiffness or Deformity of a Limb or Extremity (Hands, Feet, Legs, etc.) Blindness or Severe Vision Problems Stroke


SSA Adds 25 New Compassionate Allowance Conditions . . .

The Compassionate Allowances program expedites disability decisions for Americans with the most serious disabilities to ensure that they receive their benefit decisions within days instead of months or years. The new conditions also include disorders that affect the digestive, neurological, immune, and multiple body systems. Angiosarcoma Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor Chronic Idiopathic Intestinal Pseudo Obstruction Coffin-Lowry…


New SSA Rules Expedite Disability Claims for Veterans

Social Security Launches New Expedited Disability Process for VeteransFast-tracking Disability Decisions for Vets with 100% Permanent and Total Rating Under the new process, SSA will treat these veterans’ applications as high priority and issue expedited decisions, similar to the way the agency currently handles disability claims from Wounded Warriors