Friday, February 8, 2008

Mainstream Media begins to Note SSD Backlogs

As a member of NOSSCR, I have rerpresented individuals in their quest for Social Security DisabilityBenefits since 1986. Anyone who has an even passing familiarity with this system knows that the backlog and roadblocks thrown up to thwart those seekinging SSD and SSI benefits are daunting. At last, the media is begining to sit up an take note. This video aired by CBS news nicely illustrates the realities of the situation.

The average wait in Hartford is 440 days for a hearing.

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