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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: Martinez
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
Information for Consumers
This page contains material to assist consumers, clients and others in understanding the Martinez Social Security/SSI settlement. The Social Security Administration recently announced that it will delay the timeline sending notices and providing relief to all class members by six months, until summer … Continue reading
Information for Advocates
Overpayment Filing Filing to appeal an overpayment on behalf of a client affected by the Martinez settlement consists of sending a letter to the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) on behalf of the client with the warrant data attached. If the … Continue reading
San Francisco Social Security/SSI Martinez Case Media Briefing
NSCLC and New America Media co-hosted a media briefing on the successful Martinez class action lawsuit on July 27, 2010. Click here to see the video. Social Security Benefits Wrongly Denied from New America Media on Vimeo.
SSA Agrees to Provide Medicare Part B Enrollment Protections to Martinez Class Members
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
Los Angeles Social Security/SSI Martinez Case Media Briefing
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.
Webinar: The “Fleeing Felon” Settlement with SSA
Benefits Available to Your Social Security and SSI Clients January 29, 2010 Webinar. Gerald McIntyre, Anna Rich and Kevin Prindiville presented. PowerPoint | Recording
SSA OIG Cong. Response Report
Information on how the Martinez class action settlement agreement will affect the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) fugitive felon policy. Download Report.
SSA Sends Out First Martinez Notices; Issues New POMS Section
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