Social Security Disability News by Joni Beth Bailey

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For new and updates relevant to Social Security disability, we recommend visiting attorney Joni Beth Bailey’s blog page.  Recent topics include: “Famous Last Words—’I’ve got this!  I don’t need an attorney at my Social Security disability hearing!’” and “SSA’s mySocial Security:  New Online Security Update” Ms. Bailey is an experienced attorney representing individuals since 1984 … Continued

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Disability Claim Tips

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One of the most important tips is simple.  Always be honest with your doctors.  Your doctor appointments are not the time to put your best foot forward.  We frequently hear feedback from clients that they want their doctors to feel positive about their treatment and what they are doing to help them, so they in … Continued

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Congressional Research Service Social Security Primer

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Congressional Research Service (“CRS”) has put out a “primer” on SSA: Social Security Primer Congressional Research Service Summary The Social Security program was established in the 1930s and has been modified by Congress many times over the years. Today, Social Security provides monthly cash benefits to retired or disabled workers and their family members, and to … Continued

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Helpful Medicare Resources

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Coordination of Benefits & Recovery: http://go.cms.gov/cobro Attorney Services:  http://go.cms.gov/attorney Beneficiary Services:   http://go.cms.gov/bene Insurer Services:  http://go.cms.gov/insurer

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Medical Search Engine

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MedNexus is a medical search engine for patients – think “Google for Medicine”. “Through our search engine, you can find the most relevant content from a variety of sources: medical journals, patient forums, government health sites, etc. We want to empower patients to educate themselves and cut through the noise and pseudo-science of typical online health … Continued

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