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,

SSI Recipients to Get Much-Needed Relief from Overly Strict Rule

April 2, 2024

Late last month the Social Security Administration (SSA) published a new rule which will benefit thousands of SSI disability beneficiaries. With the finalization of this rule, the SSA will no longer consider food expenses in their in-kind support and maintenance (ISM) calculations. This change removes a critical barrier that resulted in some individuals with disabilities

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Settlement Grants Millions of Dollars in Relief to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Beneficiaries

January 3, 2024

For about 70 million Americans who have disabilities, Supplemental Security Income (SSI)–one of two disability benefits programs administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA)—is a crucial lifeline. But it comes with strings attached. Because SSI is a program designed to assist individuals with little or no income, there are strict income and asset limits. To

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Will Getting Married Affect My SSDI or SSI Disability Case?

January 1, 2024

Like many questions surrounding Social Security Disability benefits, the answer to this question begins with: “It depends.” How marriage might affect your disability claim depends on which disability program you are applying for or have qualified for. There are two disability programs: Social Security Disability Insurance which is known as SSDI and Supplemental Security Income—commonly

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Will I Need to Testify at My Social Security Disability Hearing?

November 4, 2023

If your application for Social Security Disability benefits is denied twice (like the majority of cases), you have the right to appeal the denial and be granted a hearing in front of a Social Security administrative law judge (ALJ). Statistics clearly show that the appeal hearing is your best chance to be awarded benefits. And

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