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Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wait Time for a Hearing with Social Security is at an All-time High »
  583 days.  That’s how long the average wait time is to receive a hearing about Social Security disability...
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget Cuts and Hiring Freezes Force SSA Backlog to Reach an All-time High »
  Read one woman’s story of struggling through the system to receive benefits after a troubled pregnancy and a ba...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Underfunded Social Security Administration Struggles to Keep Up with the Increased Demand »
  Adjusting for inflation, the SSA budget has declined 12% since 2010 while applicants have increased 10%.  ...
Friday, October 13, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Thousands Die Waiting for Their Disability Hearings »
  More than 1,000,000 people are on the waiting list for a hearing with Social Security Disability.  ...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What Happens If You Suddenly Become Disabled »
  When a person becomes disabled and needs to replace their income by accessing the Social Security Disability ben...
Monday, October 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Social Security Backlog Sentences One Family to Being Homeless »
  Eric had worked all his life but when a career-ending injury led him to file for SSDI, the hard part had just b...
Wednesday, October 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get a Lawyer! (or a Non-Attorney Representative) »
  Applying for Social Security Disability benefits can be a long and arduous process.  There are numerous ad...
Monday, October 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SSDI Breaks a Record - One that Creates Hardships for Millions of Americans »
The wait time to receive a disability hearing in front of a judge has increased 68% in the last five years and has created...
Monday, October 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SSA Backlog and Changing Rules Create Hardships for People with Disabilities »
  Read one woman’s story about her complex medical condition and her six-year struggle through the system....
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Most disability claims are denied by default »
  Did you know that the majority of initial claims submitted to the Social Security Disability Insurance offi...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Social Security Disability Insurance: Entitlement or Benefit? »
              When The Social Security Act of 1935 established the Social...
Monday, September 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund is Social Security »
You should call your congressman/woman and remind them that Social Security Benefits are important to all Americans who ha...
Monday, September 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Video: Ways & Means Committee discussion on SSD »
SSA needs new guidelines on how to manage disability claims.  Watch the full video:
Monday, September 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disability backlog keeps growing despite Ways & Means Focus »
Disability backlog keeps growing despite Ways & Means committee meeting:  http://globenewswire. com/news-release...
Monday, September 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Social Security Trustees Report Takeaways »
  Social Security trustees report shows that expanding SSDI benefits is not only possible, it is needed. ...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
SSA Emergency Closings »
SSA announces emergency closings on their site. Keep this link handy to see if your local hearing office is closed due to...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
NADR Supports Hurricane Harvey Victims »
The Members of the NADR Board of Directors are heartbroken to hear the stories of loss and devastation coming out of Houst...
Monday, August 28, 2017
Hurricane Harvey and NADR Status »
We have been getting questions from members regarding the effect the devastating storm has had on NADR Operations as we ar...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
SSA Extends Attorney Advisor Program »
SSA is extending the rule authorizing attorney advisors to conduct certain prehearing proceedings and to issue fully favor...
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The cuts to a major disability program in Trump's budget »
By   JACQUELINE ALEMANY   CBS NEWS   June 1, 2017, 6:00 AM
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities on FY 2018 Budget Proposal »
This article by, Kathleen Romig, can be found here:
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Academy of Social Insurance On FY 2018 Budget Proposal »
Please share on social media using the icons above! Statement of  William Arnone , CEO, National Academy of...
Thursday, May 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Urban Institute on SSDI Budget Proposal »
The following article was written by Jonathan Schwabish of the Urban institute and can be found here:  http://www.urb...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
President’s FY 2018 Budget: Devastating Cuts to Social Security »
Please see the statement from the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities' Social Security Task Force entitled“ Pr...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Assistance League of Reno-Sparks Thanks NADR »
NADR received THIS  letter from the Assistance League of Reno-Sparks. Art Kaufman led a volunteer committee cons...
Monday, April 17, 2017
SSA Encourages Representatives to Install Video Hearing Technology »
Please see the attached memo from SSA which explains the RVP (Representative Video Project) and the below text which was s...
Thursday, March 30, 2017
SSA Updates ERE to Allow Easier Evidence Upload »
Please see the content of the letter SSA sent to NADR below, along with the ERE user guide found HERE .   Fo...
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Deadline Approaching to Apply for 2017 Direct Pay EDPNA Exam! »
The SSA/CPS application period for the 2017 Fee Withholding Exam closes on 3/1/17!  Per the CPS website, t his...
Monday, February 6, 2017
Article from The Baltimore Sun Concerning Commissioner of Social Security Nomination »
Here's a story from yesterday's Baltimore Sun concerning the next Commissioner of Social Security: http://www.baltimo...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Enroll Now in the 2017 Direct Pay Exam Study Sessions! »
  Are you taking the next SSA Direct Pay Exam so that you can get fee withholding?  NADR has offered study s...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
NADR Members Share Reasons They Attend NADR Conferences »
We invite you to take part in sessions that will help your business adapt to the changing times, make better connections w...
Friday, December 2, 2016
Congressman Xavier Becerra (D-CA) to become California's First Latino attorney general »
  In a piece of good news for the State of California but sad news for us, we learned yesterday that House Ways &a...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
NADR Responds to SSA's Revisions to Rules Regarding the Evaluation of Medical Evidence NPRM »
Please NADR's public comments, linked HERE . Thank you to everyone who contributed to this response!
Monday, October 10, 2016
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
NADR's Response to NPRM: SSA’s Ensuring Program Uniformity (5 Day Evidence Rule) »
Read NADR's response HERE   . NADR thanks our Legislative Committee and Taskforce members who contributed to this r...

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