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Illinois Social Security disability lawyer helps clients nationwide with SSDI & SSI disability. Attorney Richard I. Feingold offers free consult regarding disability benefits law.

Inflammatory Arthritis and Social Security Disability – The Listings of Impairments

January 11, 2017 by

In our last post, we discussed Social Security's 5-step sequential evaluation process for adult disability claims.  At Step 3, Social Security determines if a claimant's impairments, either singly or in combination, meet or equal in severity one of SSA's listed impairments.  Social Security's Listing of Impairments describes for each major ...

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Social Security Disability Five-Step Sequential Evaluation Process

January 4, 2017 by

Social Security disability benefits are often the final safety net for individuals suffering from medical impairments. For many, the Social Security Administration's (SSA) bureaucracy can be frustrating, confusing and slow.  This post explains the Social Security Disability Five-Step Sequential Evaluation Process.

What are Social Security Disability Benefits?

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Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2017

November 17, 2016 by

If you receive Social Security benefits of any kind, you are probably familiar with the Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA). Its purpose is to ensure your benefits keep pace with inflation.

The Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2017 is near 0%!

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New Social Security Disability Mental Disorders Listings

November 15, 2016 by

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has finally issued a final rule on revised medical criteria for evaluating mental disorders for adults and children.  This rule was issued on September 26, 2016 and becomes effective on January 17, 2017.  The rule was published more than six years after the Notice of ...

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Published in Mental Health