September 18, 2017

I recently read a Washington Post article on the delay that so many disability applicants around the country face.  I just wanted to share a few quotes from the article:

“More than 1 million Americans await a hearing to see whether they qualify for disability benefits from Social Security, with the average wait nearly two years -- longer than some of them will live.”

“All have been denied benefits at least once, as most applications are initially rejected.”

“Recipients won't get rich as the average benefit is $1,037 a month -- too small to lift a family of two out of poverty.”

“For some, the benefits come too late. Chris Hoffman worked as a mason, laying b...

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