The number of children receiving disability benefits from the federal government is on the rise and for good reason, a national panel of experts suggests.
Seeking tighter controls over firearms, the Obama administration is pushing to ban Social Security beneficiaries from owning guns if their monthly disability payments are handled by others.
Housing is too costly for people with disabilities living on SSI in nearly every place across the country, with apartment rents often exceeding an individual’s entire monthly income.
A push to expand online services at the Social Security Administration is meeting resistance with some fearing the effort may minimize face-to-face help for people with disabilities.
A federal program designed to aid people with disabilities doled out billions of dollars in improper payments last year alone, government investigators say.
The Social Security Administration says it will expand hours at offices across the country, a move that could be a big help for those with developmental disabilities.
Monthly Social Security payments — including those for Supplemental Security Income beneficiaries — will go up next year.
An unemployed man who owned a Mercedes and reportedly wore lots of jewelry is headed to jail for defrauding Medicaid and SSI out of more than $200,000.
Under a new bill proposed in the U.S. Senate, the amount of money that SSI recipients could save without losing access to their benefits would rise for the first time in over two decades.
The Social Security Administration is taking new steps to bar criminals from collecting benefits on behalf of those with disabilities who are unable to manage their own finances.
Monthly payments will increase next year for people with disabilities receiving benefits from Social Security, including Supplemental Security Income.
Nearly a dozen states are getting a share of more than $200 million to help improve the long-term prospects of kids with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income.
A Social Security claims representative is facing federal charges for allegedly imposing a fee in order to “process” Supplemental Security Income claims.
The Social Security Administration will become the latest federal agency to start using the term “intellectual disability” in lieu of “mental retardation.”
Through improved supports and services, the Obama administration is looking to boost the long-term prospects of kids with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income.