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SSDI: Relief for People with Cancer

Tennesseans who receive cancer diagnoses may want to consider applying for SSDI to help them meet their financial needs and pay for their medical care while they are going through treatment. Some types of cancer may allow patients to receive expedited processing of their applications for disability. Others whose cancers are not listed in the […]

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Five Conditions Recently Added to the Compassionate Allowance Program

Tennesseans who have certain types of severe health conditions may receive expedited processing of their Social Security disability claims through the compassionate allowances program, and the SSA recently added five conditions to the list. The compassionate allowances program was created in 2008 to provide faster disability claims processing for people with certain diseases, and the […]

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What the Social Security Administration Fairness Act Could Mean to You

The Social Security Administration Fairness Act, a bill that was proposed by Senator Bernie Sanders in June 2018, would make the SSDI application process easier for people who have disabilities by ending the five-month wait period, getting rid of the waiting period for Medicare eligibility, and reducing the backlog of cases. The bill would increase […]