disability benefits

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The disability trust fund will be depleted next year, resulting in a 19 percent benefit cut for 11 million Americans if Congress
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Wednesday began a two-day tour through New Hampshire, the first Republican primary state, where
As companies like Walgreens, AMC, EY and others have found, employees who have disabilities are extremely productive, highly loyal and less likely to quit. If we find the right jobs for the right people, it will boost companies' bottom line.
Social Security's trustees will release their annual review of the program's finances on Monday, and while we're not sure what the report will say, the trustees last year estimated that Social Security's combined trust funds will be exhausted in 2033.
Our brains are wired to make us terrible judges of risk, so best to trust the facts.
Congress will once again be forced to deal with these same issues. And as we anticipate these conversations, I and many of my colleagues wonder -- can we count on them to keep families in poverty from falling into hunger, homelessness, and danger in the middle of winter?
A report on social security disability that aired on "60 Minutes" this Sunday continues to draw ire from critics like Lisa
Here are 8 things you need to know about the 2013 Trustees Report and what it means for people with disabilities.
The Wall Street Journal published a similarly controversial story shortly after the This American Life episode aired. Both
The problem highlighted in the CCD's report may only get worse due to across-the-board spending cuts known as the sequester
"I supported President Obama in both elections, but what is happening right now at VA is inexcusable," Thomas Bandzul, a
Eight former Commissioners of the Social Security Administration (SSA) have since released an open letter in support of the Social Security disability programs.
According to data from the Congressional Budget Office, more than 60 percent of initial disability claims are denied. Although
A recent series that aired on NPR stations across the U.S. ("Unfit for Work: The Startling Rise of Disability in America" and "Trends With Benefits") paints a misleading and often inaccurate picture of the Social Security programs that serve as a vital lifeline for millions of Americans with severe disabilities.
Ms. Joffe-Walt, who is neither an economist nor a specialist on disability, is making a claim that in an economics class would be red penciled with the corrective -- "be very cautious when trying to provide simplistic explanations for data you've brought together."
Everybody is talking about the recent NPR segment of This American Life on disabilities, "Unfit for Work."
The Wednesday meeting with McDonough was part the IAVA’s seventh annual Storm the Hill event, during which the group introduced
The most important reason why I love my laptop is it opens the world to me without the need to leave the comfort of my home. When you have a disability, that's a very important reason.