Budget cuts or government shutdown would severely affect recipients of Social Security Disability

By Social Security Disability

Buffalo, NY — The Social Security Administration (SSA) would face significant challenges in processing local Social Security Disability (SSD) cases if the budget cuts proposed by the Republicans go through. The GOP has proposed providing $10.7 billion to the SSA for 2012. SSA’s Commissioner Michael Astrue has said $12.5 billion is…

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NOSSCR Conference Brings Out Questions About the Future of Social Security

By Social Security Disability

The 63rd Annual National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives Conference (NOSSCR) in Chicago focused on the increases in Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplement Security Income (SSI) filings that are being exacerbated by the recession. Government officials and the leadership of NOSSCR looked at how the Social Security Administration…

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