Pending federal legislation could provide vital funds to states for home and community-based services for people with disabilities, offering hope and relief to hundreds of thousands of Americans currently on waiting lists for Medicaid waivers
The Supplemental Security Income Restoration Act would raise payments to the federal poverty level and adjust income and asset constraints that are denying benefits to legions of people with disabilities and low-income senior citizens.
The Social Security Administration barred the public from its offices when the Covid-19 pandemic erupted last year. Now people can apply for a brief visit in person — subject to the approval of local SSA officials.
Thousands of SSI recipients have been falsely accused to owning real estate because of the Social Security Administration’s reliance on a private database that is “riddled with errors,” according to a new report.
A San Francisco arbitrator has ordered Uber to pay $1.1 million to a blind woman with a service dog for the rideshare giant’s violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) through its failure to properly train its drivers.