The Biden administration has announced relief for hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities who had their federal student loan debt reinstated because they failed to submit the proper paperwork during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The American Rescue Plan, signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, makes health coverage bought through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) vastly more affordable for millions of Americans, at least for two years.
In the latest sign of the pandemic’s ongoing and disproportionate impact on low-income people with disabilities, the number of new Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients hit its lowest level on record in January.
Retirement plans often make up a significant portion of the assets of parents of children with special needs, or of individuals who have become disabled as adults. In such cases, the question arises as to whether the retirement plan can be put into a special needs trust.
How do cities stack up for people with disabilities seeking the best place to live? To help answer this and more questions, the consumer finance website WalletHub has issued its latest annual Best & Worst Cities for People with Disabilities.
Thanks to legislation enacted at the end of the Trump Administration, people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) — better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease — will be exempted from SSDI’s five-month waiting period for benefits.