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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – New Ruling

NEW RULING RELATED TO CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME On April 3, 2014, the Social Security Administration published a new ruling SSR 14-1p, “Evaluating Claims Involving Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.” The ruling updates developments related to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) since 1999 and the revisions seem to be very positive. The ruling lists symptoms that a person with […]

2014 COLA Adjustment and more

2014 COLA adjustment, changes to SGA, TWP, and more… The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced a modest 1.5% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2014. Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 60 million Americans will see a slight increase as follows: “The monthly SSI federal benefit rate for an individual will […]