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...
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,...
Allsup Supports Invisible Disabilities® Association in its Oct. 23 Live Event ‘Invisible InCourage’ Awards
October 13, 2021 15:42 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allsup, the nation’s premier disability representation company®, is proud to be a sponsor of the Invisible Disabilities® Association’s (IDA)...
U.S. Government Cancels Debt for More than 300,000 Americans with Disabilities
August 20, 2021 17:58 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, Aug. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Biden administration announced it will eliminate student loan debt payments for more than 300,000 Americans with severe disabilities, said...
Getting Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits is Easier with a Trusted Representative in the Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic
May 03, 2021 17:14 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, May 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the U.S. emerges from the coronavirus pandemic, the country is beginning to understand the long-term impact on those with disabilities....
Approval Rates For Social Security Disability Benefits Increased Nationwide In Fiscal Year 2020
April 27, 2021 16:34 ET | Allsup
Belleville, Illinois, April 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Social Security Administration (SSA) released the nationwide approval and denial rates for each level of the Social Security...