A Medicare advocacy group has begun pressing Congress to pass a bill that would eliminate the two-year wait imposed on individuals with disabilities before they can qualify for Medicare.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients must adhere to very strict rules regarding how much income they can receive in any given month or risk losing benefits.
As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (aka the stimulus bill), Congress has authorized one-time $250 payments to most Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries.
More states are choosing to expand Medicaid services for people with low-incomes and the Department of Health and Human Services has just released regulations to ensure that people with disabilities will receive the coverage they need from private health insurers.
Because access to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) depends on a beneficiary's income and resources, even small increases in income can cause a reduction or loss of SSI benefits. Unfortunately, when an SSI beneficiary's parent is ordered to pay child support,
Here are a couple of tricks for determining the type of disability benefit someone is receiving, short of finding the disability award letter or contacting the Social Security Administration directly.
In one of its first acts of the new Congress, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives changed its rules to prevent lawmakers from shifting money from the Social Security retirement trust fund to the Social Security disability trust fund unless the
Most people with special needs, including those with very severe special needs, live in some type of community setting. Here are some of the most popular housing options for adults with special needs.