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Disability Law News Archives

The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP advocates.  All archived newsletters are in pdf form only.  You can download a free pdf reader at http://get.adobe.com/reader/?promoid=BUIGO.

 

2008 ISSUES

Disability Law News - November 2008 Issue: Featured in this issue is an article "Court of Appeals Issues New Opinions". Also in this issue you will find articles on 2009 COLA,  the increase of the overpayment threshold, social security numbers and identity theft, SSI eligibility for refugees, and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board.

Disability Law News - September 2008 Issue:  Featured in this issue is an article "SSA Obligated to Provide Language Assistance". Also in this issue you will find articles on banking alternatives for dedicated savings accounts, the proposed changes in hearing listings,  the revised representation rules, and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board.

Disability Law News - July 2008 Issue:  Featured in this issue is an article "Exempt Funds Given More Protection". Also in this issue you will find articles on the struggle of SSI immigrants, important Medicaid changes, and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board.

Disability Law News - May 2008 Issue:  Featured in this issue is an article "ODAR Backlogs Persist". Also in this issue you will find articles on food stamp and Medicare changes for the disabled and elderly, revised immune system disorders listings, getting retro benefits released and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board.

Disability Law News - March 2008 Issue: Featured in this issue is an article on "Commissioner Astrue Suspends Five Day Rule”. Also in this issue you will find articles on how the stimulus package affects SSI recipients, social security benefits being paid in debit cards, and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board,

Disability Law News - January 2008 Issue:  Featured in this issue is an article on "Is SSA’s DAA Transmittal Immaterial". Also in this issue you will find articles on GAO's criticism of SSA's response to backlogs, new privacy policies that protect SSA staff and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board. 

 


 

2007 ISSUES

Disability Law News - November 2007 Issue:  Featured in this issue is an article on "SSA Proposes Hearing Changes”. Also in this issue you will find articles on the 2008 cost of living increase, Doe v. Doar Settlement, fleeing felons, revised digestive disorders listings, and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board.

Disability Law News - September 2007 Issue:  Featured in this issue is an article on "ALJs File Lawsuit Over Vacancies”. Also in this issue you will find articles on food stamp increases for SSI recipients, quick disability determinations rules, policy for SSI Medicaid Managed Care enrollees issued, and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board.

Disability Law News - July 2007 Issue:  Featured in this issue is an article on "DAP Coordinator Retires”. Also in this issue you will find articles on the testimony of SSA Commissioner on backlog, the SSI Immigrant bill passing the House, and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board.

Disability Law News - May 2007 Issue:  Featured in this issue is an article on "Bank Freeze Problems Attract Attention”. Also in this issue you will find articles on Federal Court remands, proposed amendments to medical facility benefits, presumptive disability correction, and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board.

Disability Law News - March 2007 Issue:  Featured in this issue is an article on "Congressional Hearing Highlights Delays”. Also in this issue you will find articles on eDib, the continued loss of SSI benefits for Refugees, the swearing in of the new SSA Commissioner and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board.

Disability Law News - January 2007 Issue:  Featured in this issue is an article on "Class Action Challenges Fleeing Felon Rules”. Also in this issue you will find articles on immigrants facing SSI/DHS Quagmires, final rules related to the CDR process, final rule on visual disorders listings, and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board.

 


 

2006 ISSUES

Disability Law News - November 2006 Issue:  Featured in this issue is an article on "President Bush Names SSA Commissioner”. Also in this issue you will find articles on the 2007 cost of living increase, final rules issued on fraud and misuse by rep payees, Son of Pronti and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board.

Disability Law News - September 2006 Issue:   Featured in this issue is an article on "New Ruling Emphasizes “Other Source” Evidence". Also in this issue you will find articles on SSI income & resources rules, new proposed immune system regulations, the conclusion of Pronti litigation and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board.

Disability Law News - July 2006 Issue:  Featured in this issue is an article on "DAP Advocate Presented Denny Ray Award". Also in this issue you will find articles on final regulations on fines for falsehood, SSR on tremolite asbestos-related impairments, SSR on providing relationship by DNA, new PASS regulations, regulations on salary offset and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board.

Disability Law News - May 2006 Issue:  Featured in this issue is an article on "SSA Issues Disability Redesign Regulations". Also in this issue you will find articles on the SSA ruling in Fowlkes Acquiescence, the final regs issued in electronic protective filing date, digestive system listings extended, and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board.

Disability Law News - March 2006 Issue:  Featured in this issue is an article on "SSA Responds in Pronti". Also in this issue you will find articles on the revised cardiovascular listing, final rules in medical equivalence, the end of SSI time limit for refugees and asylees, the impact of social security reform on African Americans, and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board.

Disability Law News - January 2006 Issue:  Featured in this issue is an article on "Second Circuit Invalidates Key Part of SSA “Fugitive Felon” Policy". Also in this issue you will find articles on emergency heating assistance, administrative message on DV homesteads, New York deeming chart, fugitive felon regulations, new rules for service of process and other articles on regulations, court decisions, administrative decisions, and the Bulletin Board.