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Study: many psychiatrists do not accept insurance

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by Jeff Rabin

Individuals with disabilities often have substantial care needs. One of the types of care that many individuals with developmental disabilities find helpful is care from a psychiatrist. Unfortunately, such care can have a high price tag connected to it. This point is underscored by the findings of a recent study. The study looked at how […]

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SSA report helps debunk misperceptions about the disabled

Posted on December 5th, 2013 by Jeff Rabin

Over the last several months, the Social Security disability program has been the focus of some rather severe criticism due in large part to a series of unfavorable reports conducted by several renowned national news outlets. Specifically, this criticism can be traced to the assertion made by these news outlets that the tremendous upsurge in […]

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SSDI applications by disabled service members are expedited

Posted on November 15th, 2013 by Jeff Rabin

This past Monday, our nation celebrated Veteran’s Day. A Chicago celebration of their service and sacrifice included a tribute at Soldier Field. It’s an excellent time to note that active military personnel receive expedited service when applying for Social Security Disability benefits. The Social Security Administration says any member of the military who became disabled […]

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New rule: In-home care providers to receive higher pay

Posted on September 20th, 2013 by Jeff Rabin

People who receive Social Security disability benefits or Supplemental Security Income often have to coordinate their Medicare and Medicaid benefits, as well as make certain they receive any necessary in-home care. Illinois residents who are approved for SSD benefits can usually start receiving Medicare benefits two years after the SSD benefits start. SSI recipients may […]

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Social Security faces lawsuit for firing language interpreter

Posted on September 13th, 2013 by Jeff Rabin

If you’ve ever applied for Social Security disability benefits then you know how complicated the form can be. One small mistake can even result in denied benefits, despite demonstrating an obvious disability. In the end, many people are forced to appeal their claim which can take significantly more time and can even require the help […]

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