Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Articles about Supplemental Security Income (SSI) from Nash Disability Law in Chicago. We help Chicago people win disability benefits,

I Have Been Denied Multiple Times for Disability Benefits. What Should I Do?

June 8, 2023

Insight from Tom Nash Hear it from me: Don’t give up. Let me explain why, and what you should do instead. As every American who has ever worked knows, taxes are taken out of each paycheck. Part of those taxes pay for Social Security benefits, including disability insurance. The way the system is supposed to

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Why it’s Critical to Continue Medical Treatment after Your Social Security Disability Case Is Over

May 4, 2023

The secret to winning disability benefits (as we have written about frequently in this newsletter) is accurate and up-to-date medical records, which prove that your health impairments prevent you from working. A key component of those medical records is your doctor’s notes on how your medical conditions have responded to treatment. The disability lawyers at

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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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Congress Must Raise SSI Disability Benefit Asset Limits

February 11, 2023

Commentary by Tom Nash. Supplemental Security Income (SSI)—a vital financial lifeline for adults and children with disabilities and little or no income—was signed into law more than 50 years ago by President Richard Nixon. SSI benefits were designed for people who are “subject to great inequities and considerable red tape inherent in the present system,” Nixon

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