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Beneficiary

LIFE INSURANCE BENEFICIARY DOs AND DON’T’s

Benefits

Lyme Disease Is the New Fibromyalgia

MAXIMIZING YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT BENEFITS

Disease

Lyme Disease Is the New Fibromyalgia

Economics

Understanding the Disability Insurance Model

Employees

SOCIAL SECURITY EMPLOYEE CONDUCT AND REPERCUSSIONS

General Disability Issues

Why Was My Short or Long Term Disability Claim Denied?

Understanding the Disability Insurance Model

Disability Insurer Denial Patterns

Settling Your Disability Claim

Report on Challenges Facing the Social Security Administration in 2015

Another Way to Deal with Disabled Workers

Misconceptions Concerning Life Insurance Pre-Existing Condition Coverage Denials

Dirty Tricks Used by Disability Insurers

SPINNING THE DISABILITY DEBATE

THE FUTURE FIGHT OVER THE DISABILITY PROGRAM

HOW DISABILITY INSURERS GAME THE PHYSICAL EXAMINATION

DISABILITY CLAIMS BACKLOG 2014

BREWING DISABILITY DETERMINATION REFORMS

The Rehabilitation Myth

SCUMMY TACTICS UTILIZED BY DISABILITY INSURERS

HOW DISABILITY INSURERS CONSIDER YOUR PAIN

TOP FIVE “DO NOT” LIST FOR DISABILITY INSURERS

Physical and Mental Disorders: Effects on Absenteeism and Presenteeism

HOW INSURERS MAKE MONEY FROM DISABILITY POLICIES

Social Media Investigation Update

Disability Benefit Types and Qualifications

The Impending Disability Onslaught and IT Consequences

Disability Insurance as Part of Retirement Planning

Deceptive Disability: Why I Feel Worse Than I Look

Should I File for Disability? — A Difficult Question

Disability and the Inability to Work

Aging and Disability: What is Happening and What Can Be Done

Side Effects of Prescription Medications Taken By Our Clients

Disability Benefit Types and Qualifications

The Complete Disability Profile: It Isn’t Only Your Body That is Failing You

Dangers of Social Networking

What to do after you have been found disabled

The Disability Fraud Myth

How Common is it to Become Disabled?

How Can I Help With My Claim?

How to Get Your Physician to Assist You in Your Disability Case

Life Insurance

LIFE INSURANCE BENEFICIARY DOs AND DON’T’s

Life Insurance Benefits

Accidental Death Claim Denials: When Insurers Lie

Long Term Disability

Disability Insurer Denial Patterns

Settling Your Disability Claim

Report on Challenges Facing the Social Security Administration in 2015

Another Way to Deal with Disabled Workers

Challenges Experienced by an Aging Workforce

THE RETURN TO WORK TRAP 2015

WHAT LONG TERM DISABILITY INSURERS DON’T WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT SOCIAL SECURITY REPRESENTATION

THE NEW SCARY SURVEILLANCE

Long Term Disability and Impoverishment

THE LONG TERM DISABILITY INSURER “FORM” DEFENSE

SHOULD I SETTLE MY LONG TERM DISABILITY CLAIM?

EFFECT OF THE ECONOMIC DOWNTURN ON LONG TERM DISABILITY CLAIMS

The False Promise of Payment of Future Disability Benefits

When an Insurer Offers You a Settlement of Your Claim

Medicare

Social Security Funding Status 2015

Physician Articles

Welcome to Patient Privacy Rights Under HIPAA

The “Appealing” Part of Medicare Part (B)

The “Appealing” Part of Medicare Part (A)

M.D. v. J.D.: Time for Peaceful Coexistence

Private Disability Benefits

Disability Insurer Denial Patterns

Settling Your Disability Claim

Report on Challenges Facing the Social Security Administration in 2015

Another Way to Deal with Disabled Workers

Troubling Change in ERISA Law

Filing A Disability Claim: What Do You Need To Do

Are You Being Targeted for a Disability Termination?

The Disability Insurance Quandary

How to Deal with Disability Benefit Denials

Top Ten Reasons How An Insurer Takes Advantage of You

Insurer Reserves and the Reservation of Rights Game

Disability Claimant Myths

The Independent Medical Examination: The Unvarnished Truth

The ERISA Beast

The Tyranny of ERISA

The Difference Between What Unum Says and What It Does

The Rehabilitation Services Lie

Retirement

MAXIMIZING YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT BENEFITS

Social Security

Social Security Funding Status 2015

Never Out with the Old at the Social Security Administration

The Aftermath of a Social Security Denial

Social Security Employee Conduct and Repercussions

Social Security Reporting (4/1/15 – 9/30/15)

MAXIMIZING YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT BENEFITS

Disability Insurer Denial Patterns

Settling Your Disability Claim

Report on Challenges Facing the Social Security Administration in 2015

SOCIAL SECURITY EMPLOYEE CONDUCT AND REPERCUSSIONS

Social Security Administration

So, How Good Are the Decisions Written by Your Administrative Law Judge

Challenges and Concerns at SSA – Fall, 2016

Never Out with the Old at the Social Security Administration

Social Security Employee Conduct and Repercussions

Report on Challenges Facing the Social Security Administration in 2015

SOCIAL SECURITY EMPLOYEE CONDUCT AND REPERCUSSIONS

Social Security Disability Benefits

Disability Insurer Denial Patterns

Settling Your Disability Claim

Report on Challenges Facing the Social Security Administration in 2015

Another Way to Deal with Disabled Workers

Continuing Social Security Disability Backlogs – 2015

Anti Anti-Fraud Training at the Social Security Administration

Social Security Overpayments: Another Reason for Financial Problems

DISABILITY CRISIS OVER?

Challenges Experienced by an Aging Workforce

What Disables People?

HOW SOCIAL SECURITY IS SPUN

Social Security Disability Determination Services Audit Updates 6 – 15

SOCIAL SECURITY UPDATE – MID 2015

SOCIAL SECURITY UPDATE – 4/15

THE SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BATTLE BEGINS

A POOR START TO 2015 BY SSA

Senator Coburn’s Final Gesture for SSA

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION REPORT CARD FOR 2014

The Social Security Administration’s Continuing “War” on High Paying Administrative Law Judges

SENSATIONALISTIC JOURNALISM MISSES THE POINT

UNSATISFACTORY CONDITION OF SOCIAL SECURITY IN 2014

SOCIAL SECURITY’S PLANS TO ADDRESS RECENT PROBLEMS

How the Social Security Administration is Not Working For You

REVERSAL OF FORTUNE IN THE SOCIAL SECURITY SYSTEM (2014)

CONGRESS’ CONTINUED ASSAULT ON SOCIAL SECURITY DETERMINATIONS AND PROCESSES (2014)

WHY YOU DO NOT USE INSURER RECOMMENDED VENDORS TO ASSIST IN YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY CASE – PART II

2014 SOCIAL SECURITY REFORM

Social Security Administration Year in Review 2013

The Bane of the Medical Reviewer

The Social Security Representative: Not What You Think It Is

SOCIAL SECURITY FUNDING UPDATE 2013

WHY ARE SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS SO IMPORTANT TO WORKERS IN THE UNITED STATES?

If Being Disabled Were Not Bad Enough

When Judges Sue the Social Security Administration

Possible Future for Social Security Disability Benefits: The Hamilton Project

2012 Policy Options for the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

Social Security Disability Program Solvency Update

Should Security Redesign (again): Still Under Construction

Proposed Changes to SSA Disability Determination: Fact vs. Fiction

Social Security Administration’s “Fiscal Crisis” with the disability program

Social Security Disability Hearing Delays: The Blame Game Continues

More Delays in Getting Social Security Disability

The Ever-Growing Disability Backlog

Social Security Backlog Update

Social Security Administration’s “Fiscal Crisis” With the Disability Program

Social Security Disability Misconceptions

Continuing Bad News at the Social Security Administration

Recent Social Security Administration Battles

Benefit Offsets: The Disability Insurers’ Salvation

Recent Activities Concerning Social Security in Late 2012

SSA

So, How Good Are the Decisions Written by Your Administrative Law Judge

Challenges and Concerns at SSA – Fall, 2016

Never Out with the Old at the Social Security Administration

Social Security Employee Conduct and Repercussions

Report on Challenges Facing the Social Security Administration in 2015

SOCIAL SECURITY EMPLOYEE CONDUCT AND REPERCUSSIONS

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