Chicago, IL Social Security Disability Blog

Chicago Social Security Disability Blog
Nash Disability Law keeps you connected to the latest news and information on Social Security Disability.

Reform May Offer Much-Needed Help to SSI Beneficiaries

March 7, 2023

The Biden Administration is proposing a rule change that would make life easier for those Americans who receive monthly benefits through the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability program. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is based on financial need, not work history. The Social Security Administration (SSA) says, “It is designed to help aged, blind, and disabled

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Slam the Scam (and Protect Your Social Security Benefits)

March 6, 2023

Scammers try to leverage two basic emotions to con innocent victims like you and me: greed and fear. Greed is at the heart of “get rich quick” schemes and “you’ve won a lottery or sweepstakes” scams. But in what may be an even crueler scam, a con artist exploits you with fear. An all-too-common fear

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Question of the Month: Who Can Attend My Disability Hearing With Me?

March 4, 2023

As anyone who has applied for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits will tell you, getting approved can be quite difficult. According to Social Security Administration statistics in recent years, only about 22% of initial claims are approved, and even fewer are approved on the second stage, called “reconsideration.” If your claims are denied twice,

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AARP Puts Pressure on Social Security to Improve Customer Service

March 2, 2023

AARP (formerly called the American Association of Retired Persons), the largest public interest group for seniors in the U.S., is flexing its muscle (and the muscle of its more than 38 million members) to put pressure on the Social Security Administration (SSA) to improve its customer service. In a blog post on, the organization says they

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