Social Security disability recipients will see an increase in benefit levels for 2021, although the rise will be the smallest in years, due to the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 [...]
With the presidential election only a few weeks away, it is important for voters to know the candidates’ positions on issues like Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.
The U.S. Supreme Court's terse order halting the census count more than two weeks early could result in the undercounting of people with disabilities and less funding of services like [...]
A nonpartisan federal agency has called on the government to end a program that explicitly permits employers to pay hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities less than $1 an hour.
Every adult is assumed to be capable of making his or her own decisions unless a court determines otherwise. If an adult becomes incapable of making responsible decisions, then the court will [...]
The coronavirus pandemic has forced nursing homes to place a number of restrictions on their residents. These constraints are having the unintended consequence of making it more difficult for [...]
The rules around required minimum distributions from retirement accounts are confusing, and it’s easy to slip up. Fortunately, if you do make a mistake, there are steps you can take to fix the [...]
Medicare Beneficiaries May Be Eligible for an Extra 100 days of Skilled Nursing Coverage Due to Pandemic
Medicare beneficiaries who qualified for skilled nursing facility (SNF) coverage may be eligible for an additional 100 days of coverage. Whether beneficiaries can actually get the extended [...]
Accurate Head Count Vital to Disability Programs More Likely After Court Rules Census Cannot be Ended Prematurely
For the past two months, the very real possibility has loomed that the collection of census data would end early, resulting in the undercounting of people with disabilities and less funding [...]