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June 2015 Archives

What is the One-Third Reduction Provision?

The Supplemental Security Income Program, which is run by the Social Security Administration, is meant to support those people who are disabled, blind or over the age of 65 years and have limited income or other resources. Additionally, some children with disabilities and blindness may also be eligible for SSI.

What should you know about SSD benefits for schizophrenia?

A mental illness, such as schizophrenia, is always difficult to deal with and there are many people in New Jersey who have either experienced it firsthand or have witnessed a close relative or friend deal with that mental illness. Such people should understand that the Social Security Administration acknowledges the seriousness of schizophrenia and offers Social Security Disability benefits to those who qualify.

Appointing a representative for claiming SSD benefits -- Part II

A previous blog post discussed the selection and appointment of a representative for dealing with the Social Security Administration in matters related to Social Security disability claims. That blog post also discussed how representation fees are determined as well as the two different methods that claimants and representatives may choose. This blog post may help Newark, New Jersey, claimants understand how they can make the SSA approved payment.

Appointing a representative for claiming SSD benefits -- Part I

Many Newark, New Jersey, residents would agree that despite the guidelines provided by the Social Security Administration, filing a claim for Social Security disability benefits can be challenging, especially for those who are severely disabled. The SSA acknowledges this difficulty and allows claimants to use a representative to help with SSA dealings.

Childhood cancer survivors may need SSD benefits in the future

Newark, New Jersey, residents may agree that cancer is among the most dreaded of diseases. The situation is even sadder when the cancer victim is a child. However, with the advancements in science and medicine, many people who were diagnosed with cancer as children have survived to adulthood. However, the possibility of a relapse cannot be ruled out completely. In fact, many childhood cancer survivors have experienced health issues in later years, which prevented them from working and earning a living.

The Windfall Elimination Provision may affect SSD-Part II

The previous blog post discussed some of the basics pertaining to the Social Security Administration's Windfall Elimination Program. It discussed how Social Security disability benefits may be reduced and some of the exceptions. This blog post will explain how this provision works and how the SSA calculates the reduction in benefits for those cases where the provision applies.

The Windfall Elimination Provision may affect SSD benefits-Part I

For many disabled people in New Jersey, Social Security disability benefits can be a major source of income. Therefore, any change in the amount of monthly benefits can have a significant effect on their lives. In certain situations, however, the Social Security Administration can reduce a recipient's benefits. One situation where this can happen is with the Windfall Elimination Provision.

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