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Social Security News and Updates

SSA Overpayment Updates

Posted by Peter Bohan | Apr 03, 2024 | 0 Comments

SSA allows those who are assessed an overpayment a few options. Requesting a waiver or diminution of the amount owed can be made; see online forms here. Also, SSA announced it will no longer withhold 100 percent of overpayment assessments and limiting the monthly withholding to 10 percent or 10 d...

Increase to Disability Payments 2023

Posted by Peter Bohan | Nov 06, 2022 | 0 Comments

SSA will increase disability payments by 8.7% starting in 2023. Benefits recipients can check the updated accounting details if they have an online account with SSA. More details regarding the COLA (cost of living adjustment) increase at the SSA blog.

Biden Action on Disability Review

Posted by Peter Bohan | Feb 08, 2021 | 0 Comments

Biden took action recently to undo a requirement that recipients of disability continue to "prove" their eligibility to receive benefits. The "CDR" or continuing disability review requirement had been ramped up during the Trump years but that has been reversed by President Biden. 

Social Security Solvency amid Recession

Posted by Peter Bohan | Jan 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Expansion of Social Security benefits proposals are in the works and is on the agenda for President Biden but a recent article highlights the absolute critical urgency of the challenge for assuring the solvency of the fund in light of the coronavirus, the resulting recession and the scramble to g...

Virtual Hearings (Fall 2020)

Posted by Peter Bohan | Sep 05, 2020 | 0 Comments

SSA announced that coming this Fall, Administrative Law Judge hearings will have the option of video hearings rather than telephone only. Since the COVID pandemic began, hearings shifted from in person to telephonic hearings; this new option will be available to claimants who choose it and who ha...

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