The Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) has tremendous implications for our practice, primarily negative, but is a huge boon to planning for persons with disabilities who have been shut out of the private insurance market in the past. Our law firm’s loss is our clients’ gains, and we couldn’t be happier
Social Security Hearings
We’re working on an appeal of another attorney’s client’s case that was lost at a Social Security Adminsitration Administrative Law Judge hearing. In reviewing the twelve page decision, we find the judge wrote the following (the typos are ALL his):
"Rather, when examined by Dr. Miguel xxxx, a psychiatrist at the request of the office of
FSGA presentation on Social Security, SNT, and Medicare Changes
The organizers of the Florida State Guardianship Annual Convention asked me to prepare some comments on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid – It Just Keeps Changing. The ten page paper highlights changes in how attorneys and guardians of disabled individuals will have to change the way they interact with SSA, video hearings, “paperless” medical…
How SSA decides and processes a disability claim
If you’ve ever wondered how the Social Security Administration decides whether a person is disabled, look here.
If you’ve wondered what are the steps to get disability, look here, and note the length of time between each step.
If you’re absolutely bewildered by the length of time it takes to get a hearing…