Calling out Social Security for its awful inequities | Making Sen$e | PBS NewsHour.

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Add in the complicated rules for Social Security Disability and you have a system that is ripe for taking advantage of people’s ignorance.

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Has Social Security Disability Enrollment Hit Plateau? – Washington Wire – WSJ.

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Quick reminder the Social Security Disability program is based on taxes you pay on your wages throughout your work lifetime.

There probably should be some increase in disability filings because of the aging population.

Social Security inaction puts neediest of the needy on the brink | Field Notes | KATU.com – Portland News, Sports, Traffic Weather and Breaking News – Portland, Oregon.

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Some people who are disabled must have a representative payee to take care of their money. However, it does not seem fair that their money is cut off for something that is not their fault.

Social Security: Long wait for disability | Buffalo News, Buffalo Weather | WIVB-TV News 4 Buffalo, NY | WIVB.com.

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Similar situation in Illinois. The case filings have increased and the time it takes to get to hearing is from 18 to 24 months.

EAST ST. LOUIS: Washington Park trustee pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud | Crime | News Democrat.

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Medicaid fraud is serious business. Jail time and large fines will result.