We’ve all grown a bit weary over politically charged arguments about what constitutes real versus fake news. There are special rules that apply for Social Security coverage for certain types of work. To explain, P.L. 114-113 was the appropriations bill funding Social Security for the now ended fiscal year (FY) 2016. Showalter has denied 72 percent of the cases she’s heard since October, the 27th-highest rate among the nation’s 1,123 Social Security judges.
Social Security’s retirement age, already scheduled to increase from 65 to 67, should not be raised further. The FICA payments, which are matched by employers, buy coverage under the Social Security Retirement, Disability and Medicare programs. The Conn firm reportedly supplied doctors with a set of five different pre-filled out forms for hundreds of clients.
This would cause intolerable problems for the federal courts and for Social Security. A lengthy continuing resolution is bad for Social Security because the agency faces rising workloads. Social Security Income is a useful program for those struggling with such limitations as having a severe and thus permanent disability as well as those who are legally blind and are no longer able to work due to their age.
Listening to Bunning, it is easy to understand how a Commissioner of Social Security would have felt pressured to come up with a grand plan. However, SSA will generally not give significant weight to depression treated by a family doctor or social worker – emphasis will always be given to the records and reports of an M.D. psychiatrist or Ph.D. psychologist.
If you mail any documents to us, you must include the Social Security number so that we can match them with the correct application. In addition to having an immediate impact on the current backlog, underfunding the Social Security Administration will negatively impact every service area of the agency.