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Help, the government is taking my disability check away!

Three issues are on my mind today. The first: About 57 million or 1 in 5 Americans live with disabilities, and about 38 million or 1 in 10 have a severe disability. The Social Security disability programs provide vital support to only those with the most significant disabilities—about 14 million children and working-age adults. Most people who apply for benefits are denied, and only about 40 percent of applicants are awarded benefits under the strict Social Security definition of disability—even after all stages of appeal. https://oversight.house.gov/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Sutton_Statement_2013_06_27.pdf
If you’re part of the 40 %’ers under the age of 50 and receiving disability benefits get ready for a review every three years or so. The procedure of taking away your livelihood is called cessation of benefits. Cessation of benefits cases usual start with a review of your medical records. I always tell my clients to make sure they get medical treatment. I feel that when SSA pulls y…

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