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.

Can I Be Denied Disability Benefits if I Can’t Do the Job I’ve Always Done?

September 5, 2023

Many disability applicants are astonished when they learn they have been denied disability insurance benefits, even though the Social Security Administration (SSA) has agreed that due to disabling injuries or illnesses, they are unable to perform the tasks required in any of their past jobs. When considering your application for disability benefits, Social Security will

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Federal Judges Reprimand Social Security as Disability Cases and Denials Stack Up

September 4, 2023

The numbers paint a disheartening picture of the state of Social Security Disability cases in 2023. More than one million people are currently waiting for Social Security to review their applications for disability benefits, according to the nonpartisan data association USAFacts. At the same time, the average processing time has also hit a new record

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If You’re Self-Employed, Are You Eligible for Disability Benefits?

September 3, 2023

About one of out of every ten U.S. workers is self-employed, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That adds up to more than 16 million Americans. If you’re self-employed, you may wonder if, due to an illness or injury leaving you unable to work, you can get Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.

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Don’t Lose Your Medicaid Coverage

September 2, 2023

As part of the COVID-19 public health emergency, continuous Medicaid coverage was put in place. However, as we first reported in our June newsletter, with the pandemic emergency abating, that coverage is ending. Last spring several states—including Illinois—started dropping people from the Medicaid rolls. Tens of thousands of recipients have already been booted from this health

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