November 2021

Metastatic Breast Cancer? You May Qualify for Disability

People diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) may soon access Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and Medicare coverage faster than the current laws allow. Senator Susan Collins recently co-sponsored bipartisan legislation that would eliminate the 5-month waiting period for SSDI benefits and 24-month waiting period for eligibility for Medicare coverage for metastatic breast cancer Read More

What to Do if You Disagree with Your SSDI Determination

A person who disagrees with the Social Security Administration’s decision on his or her claim for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can file an appeal to have the agency review the case. Claimants requesting an appeal have a right to representation, so they can work with a long-term disability attorney to boost their chances of Read More

SSDI Benefits Increase Coming Soon

Recipients of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) will see an increase of 5.9% in their monthly benefits in 2022. The larger checks will help approximately 70 million Americans keep up with the rising costs resulting from inflation while the economy keeps recovering from the pandemic’s impact. The increased payments to Read More