Living with mental illness can make gainful employment impossible. The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides disability benefits to people with certain mental illnesses through two federal programs. Social Security Disability…

The Compassionate Allowances program helps the Social Security Administration (SSA) identify people living with rare and serious medical conditions that render patients disabled. This is particularly important to people who…

  After being off-limits to most members of the public since March 2020, Social Security Administration (SSA) offices are set to reopen on March 30, 2022, barring an unexpected snag…

The federal government says it encourages people receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments to find jobs—but sometimes ends up discouraging them from working at all, a study has found….

People facing a reduction, suspension, or other change to their Supplemental Security Income (SSI) now have more time to file an appeal, in a concession by the Social Security Administration…

Plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against the Social Security Administration (SSA) might describe it as an open-and-shut case. When the SSA closed its field offices at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic,…

The Social Security Administration (SSA), which barred all in-person visits to its 1,200 offices last March in the face of the rising coronavirus pandemic, is now granting a narrow exception. The agency will…

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