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Increase in Social Security for 70 Million Americans

On Oct. 13th, the Social Security Administration announced benefits and Supplemental Security Income payments for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 5.9% in 2022. If you are receiving SSI or SSDI benefits, you will likely be sent a letter in the mail sometime in

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Emergency Message Assists SSI Claimants

The SSA published an Emergency Message (EM 21050) on July 23 entitled “Special Processing Instructions for Applying Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Income and Resource Exclusions to Pandemic-related Disaster Assistance.” This EM will be in effect until January 23, 2022 and

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When Am I Eligible for Social Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid Benefits?

Medicare coverage for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients does not occur until an individual reaches the age of 65 (if they were only entitled to receive monthly SSI disability benefits). At the age of 65, these individuals are able to

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