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New Federal Budget Will Affect Social Security and Medicare

December 23, 2015

New Federal Budget Will Affect Social Security and Medicare

The new budget that President Obama just signed into law will have a significant impact on Social Security and Medicare. While many of these changes will benefit recipients of Social Security and Medicare, some may limit filing options. Here are a few of the changes that could affect your benefits: Social Security benefits will not change….

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October 14, 2013

Critics Claim ’60 Minutes’ Got SSDI Story Wrong

It didn’t take long for critics to blast a recent report on the show 60 Minutes that cast the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program in a negative light and characterized it as a de facto welfare system. The accusations leveled at the piece ran the gamut from biased reporting to outright distortion. The piece…

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October 7, 2013

SSDI Benefits: Why Was My Claim Denied?

You cannot work and you are convinced that your disability warrants Social Security disability insurance benefits. But, then your claim is denied. Why? Here are just some of the reasons that a SSDI claim may be denied: 1. Your disability will not last at least 12 months. When the Social Security Administration (SSA) looks at…

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October 3, 2013

Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits Statistics and You

While many people have life insurance policies that will help a family cover costs if there is a death, many families don’t factor disability into their financial plans. But here are the facts: in 2010, nearly 57 million people in the United States were living with a disability, and about 40 percent of disabled Americans…

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October 1, 2013

Recent Settlement Shows That Getting SSDI Benefits Can Be An Uphill Battle

If you can prove you have a medical condition that has left you disabled and no longer able to work, it seems like it should be a fairly straightforward proposition to get the Social Security disability benefits you deserve. While that would make sense, the Social Security disability benefit attorneys at Farah & Farah in…

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