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Will the Affordable Care Act really help disabled people?

On behalf of Jeffrey Rabin of Jeffrey A. Rabin & Associates, Ltd. posted in SSD on Thursday, July 25, 2013.

Controversy has been in a constant state of circulation ever since President Obama announced his plans to launch the Affordable Care Act. Touted as some to be the solution to the nation’s health care woes, others may not see it as helpful as it intends to be. This could be found to be especially true for people who require a diagnosis in order to be collect disability benefits.

That’s because, as many of our readers may not know, preventative screenings may not be covered by Medicaid. This could prove to be […]

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Supreme Court’s decision has disability advocates cheering

On behalf of Jeffrey Rabin of Jeffrey A. Rabin & Associates, Ltd. posted in SSD on Thursday, July 5, 2012.

When the Supreme Court ruled on the Affordable Care Act last week, there was a lot at stake for a lot of people. Of course, opinions were often divided by politics, but certain groups likely benefitted from the ruling, and those who depend on disability benefits fall into that category.

In a 5-4 ruling last week, the court decided that the Affordable Care Act, or most of it, is constitutional, meaning that changes will be implemented between now and 2014. Some of those changes will affect those with disabilities.

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