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Sunday, March 29, 2020
Social Security and the CARES Act »
Here are two useful fact sheets put together by House Ways & Means Committee:    Fact Sheet:  ...
Monday, March 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NADR Asks SSA for Clarification on Scheduling Hearings »
NADR reached out to  SSA  officials in Baltimore to clarify policy regarding scheduling and rescheduling hearing...
Monday, March 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
SSA Update for Representatives - COVID-19 Crisis »
SSA organized another conference call this morning to update the advocacy community on steps they are taking to maximize A...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Update: COVID-19 and SSA Operations »
This morning SSA invited NADR and NOSSCR representatives to participate in a conference call with several senior OHO offic...
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
NADR 2020 Cancelled Due To Coronavirus »
Based on recent reports from the  World Health Organization  (WHO) and the  Centers for Disease Contr...
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
SSA’s Final Rule on Manner of Appearance a Huge Win for Claimants and Reps »
SSA has retained the ability of a claimant to appear in person rather than by VTC. The rule takes effect 30 days from toda...
Friday, February 22, 2019
SSA Issues Form - New Paper Version! »
Last year, we created a reporting process for NADR members to submit problems they were having with local offices. The pur...
Monday, February 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SSA/CPS Announce 2019 EDPNA Exam Location and Date »
The 2019 Direct Pay Exam (EDPNA Exam) will be held on May 22nd in Fort Worth, Texas!  Did you know that NADR offer...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
2019 EDPNA CEU Requirements Announced; New Deadline is 9/30 »
2019 EDPNA CEU Announcement EDPNAs must complete continuing education each year as directed by SSA. CPS has just announ...
Thursday, December 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Social Security Disability is Not an Entitlement »
    Disability claimants often ask representatives why they have to have worked at least 5 out...
Monday, October 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Social Security Does NOT Contribute to the Deficit »
Please see the following Forbes article which explains how Social Security does not contribute to the federal deficit desp...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senator Casey Introduces Bill to Expand Social Security Benefits »
  Casey Introduces Bill to Expand Social Security Benefits...
Thursday, August 23, 2018
SSA Announces New Compassionate Allowance Conditions »
Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, today announced five new Compassionate Allowance conditions: F...
Friday, June 22, 2018
Marketing Tips! »
Did you catch this article in our 1st Quarter Newsletter? NADR recently announced three upcoming all three focused on mark...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Help Preserve the DI Trust Fund! »
  The Board of Trustees of SSA's OASI and DI Trust Funds have issued their 2018 Trustees Report. It proj...
Friday, June 8, 2018
Do You Need CEUs? »
               You may have seen announcements from NADR and wonde...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
SSA Released Details About 2018 EDPNA Exam! »
SSA has released details about the 2018 EDPNA Exam. For the first time in several years, the exam will be held in Atlanta,...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
NADR Needs Your Help! »
NADR is committed to community service in the cities where we host conferences. Since we will be in St. Louis in March for...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
NADR Conference Networking Options! »
  Are you planning on making the trip to St. Louis to attend our 2018 Conference "Grand Slam"? If so, we...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Social Security Disability Has Changed In Terms of Funding and Services »
    Using the state of California as an example, this article talks about how SSDI has changed throug...
Monday, December 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to Successfully Apply for Social Security Disability »
    CNBC details tips on the best way to apply for Social Security Disability benefits and pitfalls t...
Saturday, December 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PARTS OF SOCIAL SECURITY AND HOW THEY BENEFIT YOU »
When the average person thinks of “Social Security,” they think of the monthly check they will receive once they reach ret...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
You Can Work While Receiving Social Security Disability »
    The Social Security Administration operates several incentive programs to actually encourage reci...
Monday, December 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Four Personal Stories Show the Effects the SSDI Backlog has on People’s Finances and Futures »
    Rebecca has Crohn’s disease and a severe injury to her spine and has been declared unable to work b...
Friday, December 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What to Avoid When Applying for Social Security Disability »
  Many SSDI claimants make mistakes that can actually increase their chances of being denied or increase their w...
Thursday, November 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DISABILITY CLAIMS THAT AVOID THE SSA BACKLOG »
With the backlog of Social Security Disability Insurance claims reaching a wait time averaging two years and effecting 1 m...
Monday, November 27, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
CERTAIN SSDI CLAIMS QUALIFY FOR QUICK PROCESSING »
    While the backlog causes long waits for most SSDI claims, certain conditions qualify for a shorter pro...
Friday, November 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What Happens when SSDI Recipients Reach Retirement Age? »
  Many people are concerned with what happens to their Social Security Disability benefits when they reach retire...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COLA MEANS INCREASE IN BENEFITS FOR SSDI RECIPIENTS »
The Department of Labor Consumer Price Index has risen, meaning the prices of goods and services have increased.  As...
Monday, November 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
In a September Hearing, Congress’s Ways and Means Committee Urges SSA to Address Backlog ​ »
  Chairman Sam Johnson from Texas said too many Americans are waiting years to get an answer on a Social Security...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Social Security Disability is Failing Much of the Population Who have Paid into It »
The Social Security Administration’s work force has remained all but flat for more than 20 years in the face of a rising p...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disability Representatives Talk About How the Backlog is Affecting their Clients »
People who serve as attorneys or official representatives for people filing for disability are more frustrated with t...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advocates Say Social Security Expansion is Possible »
  Options for preventing insolvency of Social Security Trust Fund are discussed. Possible so...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY ELIGIBILITY AND MEDICARE »
When a worker becomes too disabled to hold a job that supports his family, he also often loses any employee-provided healt...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Backlogs Are Evidence of Inadequate Funding for SSA »
The backlogs are the results of a crushing workload for the SSA staff.  While current plans include goals to improve...

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