Changes in the Social Security Laws

Written by Lala Balattan

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Various laws have also been implemented in order to enhancerepparttar DI programs like,repparttar 119204 Social Security Disability Benefits Reform Act of 1984, which revisedrepparttar 119205 mental impairment listings. The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, set criteria that were more restrictive for childhood stability. The Public Law 104-121 eliminated drug and alcohol addiction fromrepparttar 119206 medical listings of disabilities. The Fair Housing Act (FHA), as amended in 1988, makes housing more accessible torepparttar 119207 disabled and prohibits discriminations. So as withrepparttar 119208 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Bothrepparttar 119209 Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income beneficiariesí population have experienced marked growth and compositional changes from 1984 Ė 1999. As such,repparttar 119210 revisions and new laws which added up torepparttar 119211 total package of these programs have further enhanced and have enabledrepparttar 119212 government to reach out its services further to its needy citizens. It is but important to be always updated and aware ofrepparttar 119213 programs ofrepparttar 119214 Social Security which concerns every individuals inrepparttar 119215 country.

Information is already empowerment. For more specific ideas on howrepparttar 119216 Social Security programs work and for further updates, connect withrepparttar 119217 official website ofrepparttar 119218 Social Security at or go directly torepparttar 119219 Social Security Administrationís Information Offices in your state! Donít waste your time being unaware of opportunities that may entitle you and your family to government services!

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Donít be a Sucker

Written by Maricon Williams

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Giving of wrong information may be made deliberately or otherwise. Why do this mistake and other related mistakes occur? Ifrepparttar misinformation was a deliberate act, thenrepparttar 119203 personnel must be held liable forrepparttar 119204 deception. If it is onrepparttar 119205 negative, several reasons may have caused it. In many cases, it is caused byrepparttar 119206 incompetence ofrepparttar 119207 person answeringrepparttar 119208 phone atrepparttar 119209 local Social Security field office. Usually, he is referred to as service representative, he is not someone who actually works on cases called claim representatives. He may also lack knowledge about claims. That places you both in equal footing.

Often times also, mistake is due to human error Ė either onrepparttar 119210 part ofrepparttar 119211 social security office or claimant. Social security disability and SSI are complex and technically hard division ofrepparttar 119212 law. Its complexity can tend to confuse or mislead especially ifrepparttar 119213 social security disability process was not clearly explained torepparttar 119214 applicants.

Regardless ofrepparttar 119215 reason why, information dispensed byrepparttar 119216 Social Security Office should never be taken totally at face-value, consultation ofrepparttar 119217 same to an experienced lawyer in connection withrepparttar 119218 matter is highly recommended. Also, if you are in doubt, you must ask questions to another person in authority of your claim. Know your rights. Defend your stand, for you to be able to gain a favorable aftermath.

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