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NSCLC Executive Director Kevin Prindiville calls on Congress in his latest Huffington Post blog to act to update the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program to help low-income seniors like Dollie.
NSCLC Directing Attorney Eric Carlson is quoted in a Nov. 19, 2014 article in Governing concerning Medicaid reimbursement for care outside nursing homes.
Dollie, 73, lives solely on income from Supplemental Social Security for all of her living expenses. But the program needs an update. Watch Dollie’s story and then help NSCLC restore this important poverty program.
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Category Archives: Economic Security Litigation
Plaintiffs have moved for certification of a nationwide class in Clark v. Astrue, (06-cv-15521 SHS, SDNY). the action challenging the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) policy of suspending or denying Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits anytime someone had an … Continue reading
In response to arguments raised by NSCLC and other class counsel, SSA has agreed to use its “executive discretion” to ensure that Martinez class members do not experience a lapse in Medicare Part B coverage as their Social Security benefits are restored. … Continue reading
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) policy of suspending Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits whenever someone has an outstanding warrant for an alleged violation of probation … Continue reading
SSA Ordered to Offer Blind & Visually Impaired Beneficiaries an Alternative to Standard Print Notices
A district judge in California has issued a final judgment in a nationwide class action requiring that the Social Security Administration (SSA) offer blind or visually impaired individuals the option of receiving notices and other communications in alternative formats. American Council … Continue reading
NSCLC, the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, and New America Media co-hosted a media briefing on the successful Martinez class action lawsuit on March 15, 2010. SSI Settlement Briefing 2 from New America Media on Vimeo.
Benefits Available to Your Social Security and SSI Clients January 29, 2010 Webinar. Gerald McIntyre, Anna Rich and Kevin Prindiville presented. PowerPoint | Recording
Information on how the Martinez class action settlement agreement will affect the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) fugitive felon policy. Download Report.
SSA has begun implementation of the Martinez v. Astrue settlement. Now that the effective date (Nov. 30, 2009) of the settlement in Martinez v. Astrue has passed, SSA has begun implementation of the settlement by sending out informational notices advising 28,000 class … Continue reading
Important Information for Advocates Working with Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Recipients
Update on Class Action Settlement for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Recipients Last week a federal judge granted final approval of a settlement agreement which will end the Social Security Administration’s policy of denying or suspending benefits based on the mere … Continue reading