At the end of a long, hard day at work, the idea that it would be nicer to not work at all may come to mind. The reality, though, is not nearly as relaxing as one would think.
Every year, thousands of Americans battle for Social Security disability benefits–including those who have already won their case. The sheer number of errors and red tape frustrates both sides of political lines, as well as Social Security officials themselves.
Since 2014, the ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) Act has allowed people with disabilities to save for future expenses without jeopardizing their eligibility for vital government benefits like Medicaid or Social Security. However, it only applied to those who became disabled before turning 26 years old.
In 2020, the world as we knew it came to a sudden standstill as a global pandemic rocked us all. Quarantine and social distancing rules became our new normal as we all learned to handle the virus that came to be known as COVID-19.
Recently the Biden administration proposed a set of new regulations focused on the renewal and application processes for Medicaid, as well as other government programs. The main purpose of the new regulations is to make it easier for older adults, disabled people, and low-income children to enroll in these important programs.
July 26, 2022 - The U.S. Department of Transportation under the Biden administration is pleased to announce a brand new “Bill of Rights” designed to help people with disabilities enjoy an easy and comfortable experience when traveling by air.