As a practice focused on Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income issues we keep a close eye on developments related to those programs. Funding has been a big concern for quite some time.
Workers in California spend years paying their dues into Social Security Administration coffers. In most cases, they don't think much about what benefits they may represent. That's something to think about at retirement, right?
We've known for years that Social Security programs are headed for trouble. Few are likely to have missed the word that the Social Security Disability Insurance trust fund is projected to be out of reserves by sometime late next year unless Congress takes action. Now it seems, though, that things are even worse than had been thought.
The presidential election is a year and a-half away, but it's already clear that one of the issues that will be holding center stage will be what should happen with the Social Security Disability Insurance program.
There are many hot button political issues generating headlines these days. One of the most prominent is the one dealing with the Social Security Disability Insurance program and how it's going to be kept alive.
The claim that fraud runs rampant in the Social Security Disability Insurance program is one that has been around for quite a while. Critics raised a loud cry in this regard for much of last year.