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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.
NSCLC on Twitter
Use this toolkit with state-specific stats on how #AHCA would hurt seniors to tweet at your Senators… https://t.co/Qn6HB1rvMc(about 2107 days ago)
#CAbudget - restore SSI/SSP funding & COLA for seniors & ppl w/ disabilities #HollyJMitchell #PhilTing #CA4SSI #SSI https://t.co/UvHWhxeGMF(about 2114 days ago)
Tell Congress it wasn't OK to destroy health care before recess, and it isn't OK now. Call 855-534-1504. https://t.co/2ZmnRJLMiv(about 2164 days ago)
Category Archives: Economic Security
Hart v Colvin
Here are materials for legal services advocates who wish to understand the case and its implications. Read more about Kevin Hart Read the press release
WEBINAR: SSI Basics
Free Webinar When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 2 – 3:30 PM EDT We covered the basic eligibility rules for the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program which provides modest financial support for older people and people with disabilities who lack other … Continue reading
Veterans To Benefit From Policy Based on Martinez Case
Five years after the Martinez v Astrue settlement, a case in which the NSCLC obtained $700 million in Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits that had been wrongfully suspended or denied to 200,000 people, the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) … Continue reading
Senate Bill Updates SSI and Would Help Elderly Poor
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC – The Supplemental Security Income Restoration Act of 2014 (S2089) was introduced today in the U.S. Senate by Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). The bill, championed by the National …
The Supplemental Security Restoration Act of 2014
Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced the Supplemental Security Restoration Act of 2014 on March 7, 2014.
Income Network Alert: Aging Committee Hearing Focuses on Senior Poverty; SSI Fixes Urged
(3/7/2014) At a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing to spotlight senior poverty today, key witnesses advocated for updating the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program and other National Senior Citizens Law Center priorities.