U.S. Workers’ Least Understood Policy Highlighted During Disability Insurance Awareness Month In May, Allsup Explains
May 23, 2022 13:36 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, May 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Millions of U.S. workers may not understand the importance of their disability coverage through the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)...
VA Adds Nine Respiratory Cancers To List Of Presumptive Service-Related Disabilities For Veterans, Allsup Reports
May 17, 2022 12:53 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has added nine rare respiratory cancers to the presumptive list of service-connected disabilities,...
SSA Offices Open After Two Years, Faced with Growing Backlog of Social Security Disability Claims
April 07, 2022 10:33 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, April 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than 1,200 Social Security Administration (SSA) field offices opened to the public today after a two-year shutdown due to the COVID-19...
CORRECTION: Social Security Prepares To Reopen More Than 1,200 Field Offices After Two-Year Closure during Pandemic, Allsup Reports
March 25, 2022 16:59 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, March 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CORRECTION: The Social Security Administration has announced a return to in-person services in early April 2022, rather than effective March...
Employer-Reported Respiratory Illness Increased 4,000% in 2020, Signaling Effects from COVID-19, Allsup Reports
March 21, 2022 16:58 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, March 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Employer-reported respiratory illnesses among U.S. workers increased nearly 4,000% in 2020, signaling effects from the pandemic, according to...
Disability Insurance Initial Claims Decrease, But Processing Times Increase During Coronavirus Pandemic
February 07, 2022 17:57 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, Feb. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) applications assigned to State Disability Determination Services (DDS) offices dropped 15.9%...
SSA Reports No Date for Reopening Offices, Highlighting Challenges for People with Disabilities, Allsup Reports
January 11, 2022 10:52 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, Jan. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Social Security Administration says there is no timeline for reopening its more than 1,200 field offices, which highlights ongoing...
Respiratory Diseases Gaining Attention for Veterans Disability Benefits, Allsup Reports
December 06, 2021 16:00 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, Dec. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Biden Administration continue to announce developments highlighting increased attention to...
Veterans Get Good News with Court Decision that Opens Option For Disability Appeals, Allsup Explains
November 09, 2021 16:56 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, Nov. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A recent court decision has opened a path for veterans who were denied disability benefits with the option to file a Supplemental Claim,...
SSDI Beneficiaries to Receive 5.9% Increase in Monthly Benefits, Highest In 39 Years, Allsup Reports
October 13, 2021 17:26 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Individuals who receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits will see a 5.9% increase in their monthly benefit in 2022,...