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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: Supplemental Security Income
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
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 …
Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced the Supplemental Security Restoration Act of 2014 on March 7, 2014.
(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.
As of May 2014, there were 74 organizational endorsements of the SSI Restoration Act in Congress (S.2089 & H.R. 1601).
The SSI Policy Issue Brief outlines the background and highlights of both S.2089 and H.R.1601 which was introduced in the U.S. Senate in March 2014 and in the House of Representatives in April 2013.
The SSI Fact Sheet shares updated information on the Supplemental Security Income program including the federal benefit rate, the resource limit, demographics and more.
September 2013 –An NSCLC issue brief, Why SSI Needs an Appeals Process that Works, provides an overview of how Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients are harmed when the Social Security Administration decides to stop or decrease their benefits, and they …