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What Does The American With Disabilities Act Do?

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The Americans With Disability Act (ADA) is designed to protect disabled employees from being discriminated against while at work., or in other areas of everyday life. The ADA may have an indirect impact on a disabled person’s eligibility for disability benefits if it can be shown that the applicant cannot work for at least 12 months despite employers following ADA guidelines.

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, a time when those with this condition could benefit from learning about certain forms of financial assistance that may be available to them. If you have lung cancer, you might qualify for Social Security disability benefits through the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA).

What is Lung Cancer?

As the name implies, lung cancer is a form of cancer that forms in the lungs first. As with other forms of cancer, it may spread from there.

Signs You Lost Your Disability Hearing

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Are you unable to work due to a medical condition or disability? You may qualify for disability benefits through the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) if so.

Be aware, the process of receiving benefits can be lengthy and complex. Often, it involves participating in hearings in front of judges.

Various factors can influence whether you win or lose your disability hearing. Common warning signs indicating you’ve lost a hearing include the following:

2024 COLA Announced By The SSA

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This week the Social Security Administration announced the 2024 COLA. People who are receiving Social Security benefits will see a 3.2% increase in 2024. Even though the 3.2% increase is less than the COLA increase from 2023 it will help people who are relying on benefits pay for the higher costs of essentials like food, housing, and utilities.