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...
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...
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION AND ABT RELEASE VOLUME ON LESSONS FROM 30 YEARS OF DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS
December 09, 2021 10:02 ET | Abt Associates
Rockville, Md., Dec. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Social Security Administration (SSA) and Abt Associates have released a book, Lessons from SSA Demonstrations for Disability Policy and Future...
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....