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Recent trends in SSD applications

According to The Wall Street Journal, the number of Americans who have applied for and are now receiving a certain kind of federal benefit has jumped dramatically in recent years. Specifically, the number of individuals receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits has increased by a staggering 42 percent over the past 10 years.

SSA announces that it will stop collecting certain debts

When the Social Security Administration (SSA) makes a mistake, one would understandably assume that the agency would take responsibility for that mistake and fix it without making the situation worse for those whom the mistake has affected. Unfortunately, when it comes to overpayment of Social Security benefits and Social Security Disability benefits (SSD), this straightforward approach to accountability is not employed.

Good news announced regarding VA claims backlog

For years, the Department of Veterans Affairs has been struggling with a significant backlog of disability claims. Just over one year ago, the VA announced that its disability claims caseload had reached a critical tipping point. Thankfully, the VA has good news to report about the current state of the veterans disability application process.

Disabled vets to benefit from expedited SSD application process

When veterans become disabled, they are given the opportunity to apply for disability benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This application process can be lengthy and complicated. However, these benefits often allow vets to more easily pay for the care that they need. Therefore, the sometimes frustrating process of applying for these benefits is often worth the effort.

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