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.

Social Security Wants to Spread the Word About Benefits – And You Can Help

April 19, 2021

The pandemic has caused Social Security Disability applications to decline. For example, according to NPR, awards for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits have decreased 30 percent since the start of the pandemic. The Social Security Administration (SSA) is reaching out to the public and community-based organizations to help increase the awareness of Social Security’s programs.

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Health Insurance Just Got a Whole Lot Cheaper for Millions of Americans

April 5, 2021

You may be eligible for substantially lower premium costs on your Marketplace* health insurance thanks to the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. For millions of Americans, their health insurance premiums will go down considerably due to extra subsidies under this new federal legislation which became law on April 1. These new lower premiums will

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Social Security Makes it Harder to Get Disability for Musculoskeletal Disorders

April 1, 2021

Musculoskeletal disorders are medical conditions which affect your arms, legs, joints, or spinal cord. An estimated 126.6 million Americans (one out of every two adults) are affected by a musculoskeletal disorder. There are dozens of musculoskeletal disorders. We have many informative blog posts on qualifying for disability due to specific musculoskeletal disorders. You will find

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Will COVID “Long-haulers” Qualify for Disability Benefits?

March 12, 2021

Doctors, scientists, and other medical experts are still searching for the answers to many questions about COVID-19. One of the most puzzling is how patients who have in theory recovered from the disease and have tested negative, are still suffering from symptoms of the disease—in many cases serious, debilitating symptoms which prevent them from being

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