Social Security Administration Isn’t Working Fast Enough to End the Years-Long Backlog of Disability Claims
September 07, 2017 17:00 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, Sept. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The following is a statement by Jim Allsup, chairman and CEO of Allsup, a national disability representation organization, about Wednesday’s...
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Allsup and Society of St. Vincent de Paul Help Former Workers Obtain Social Security Disability Benefits with Project Empower
August 30, 2017 14:34 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, Aug. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is often a lifeline for individuals who cannot work due to disability because it provides a...
Average Wait Time Hits 596 Days for Social Security Disability Hearings Across the U.S.
August 29, 2017 09:15 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, Aug. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The national average wait time for a Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) hearing has reached 596 days, putting at even greater risk...
Judges’ Decisions Now Taking Longer To Receive After Social Security Disability Hearings
June 27, 2017 08:55 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, June 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After waiting an average of 583 days for their Social Security disability hearings, 1.1 million Americans will likely face another months-long...
Social Security Disability Program Gets Funding For Hearing Backlog
January 11, 2017 13:00 ET | Allsup
BELLEVILLE, IL--(Marketwired - January 11, 2017) - The long line of claimants waiting for their Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) hearings is receiving attention from Congress, according to...
Allsup Celebrates 275,000 Successful Customers Receiving Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits
November 17, 2016 15:30 ET | Allsup
BELLEVILLE, IL--(Marketwired - November 17, 2016) - Allsup announced today it has reached a historic milestone in helping 275,000 customers with disabilities to successfully navigate the complex and...
Allsup Adds VA-Accredited Claims Agent To Assist Veterans Amid Growing Disability Backlog
November 08, 2016 15:30 ET | Allsup
BELLEVILLE, IL--(Marketwired - November 08, 2016) - Allsup has added VA-accredited Claims Agent Joe McBroom to its staff of professionals with the Allsup Veterans Disability Appeal Service®. The...
Pain Awareness Month Draws Attention to Chronic Pain as Contributor to Disability, Allsup Reports
September 23, 2016 09:00 ET | Allsup
BELLEVILLE, IL--(Marketwired - September 23, 2016) - September is Pain Awareness Month and spotlights the importance of chronic pain as a contributor to severe, work-disrupting disability for American...
Report: Staff Losses Worsen Social Security Disability Claims Backlog as 1.1 Million Wait for Hearings
September 16, 2016 14:00 ET | Allsup
BELLEVILLE, IL--(Marketwired - September 16, 2016) - A substantial drop in the Social Security Administration's staffing highlights the worsening challenges for 1.1 million Social Security disability...
On 60th Anniversary of Social Security Disability Program, Allsup Explains Top Six Benefits for American Workers
August 01, 2016 10:00 ET | Allsup
BELLEVILLE, IL--(Marketwired - August 01, 2016) - Sixty years ago today, the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program was signed into law by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Millions of...