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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

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26 million people in America cope with diabetes every day. Each year in November, the American Diabetes Association encourages the American public to participate in a campaign to help with the research, treatment and cure of this disease during National Diabetes Month. All across the nation, a concerted effort is made to raise awareness of the condition and its effects on families and communities.

SSA Expands Compassionate Allowance Listings

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Some individuals who are diagnosed with severe medical conditions and disabilities are eligible for the Social Security Compassionate Allowances program which includes a variety of Compassionate Allowances Listings that qualify for faster approval of disability benefits. The Social Security Administration provides government employees and Social Security recipients with a complete list of "approved" medical impairments that allow a Social Security Disability application to be eligible under the Compassionate Allowances guidelines.

SSA Opens a New Hearing Office in Franklin, TN

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Even amidst the financial struggles that are currently being faced by the Social Security Administration, the SSA is still working to reduce the overwhelming backlog of Social Security Disability claims that are currently in the system. While the opening of new Social Security offices was put on hold for a time, a new hearing office was just opened in Franklin, TN. How will this new hearing office help the SSA's disability backlog in the state of Tennessee?

Disability Payments Slowed Down To Meet Fiscal Targets

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With the overwhelming backlog of Social Security Disability claims that are currently in the Social Security System, one would think that the Social Security Administration is doing everything they possibly can to clear up that backlog as quickly as possible. Surprisingly, that has not been the case in the past week.