This Week in Social Security Disability News, April 19 – April 25

Here is a recap of the top stories in Social Security Disability News from this week:

1. Can People With Fibromyalgia Get SSD Benefits?:

If you or a loved one can’t work due to Fibromyalgia, you may be able to get disability benefits. To find out more information about approval, click here. 

2. Fast Track to Disability Benefits:

The Compassionate Allowance Program was established to help Americans who suffer from severe medical conditions get approved faster. If you suffer from a medical condition on the Compassionate Allowance List (CAL), you may be able to get disability benefits sooner. To learn more, click here.

3. Many Veterans Are Dying Waiting for VA Care:

A ‘secret wait list’ was used at a VA hospital in Phoenix in order to disguise patient wait times from government officials. At least 40 veterans who were on the ‘secret wait list’ have died. For the information you need to know, click here.

4. Can People With Bipolar Disorder Get Social Security Disability Benefits?:

If you or a loved one suffers from a mental condition such as Bipolar Disorder and are unable to work due to your disability, receiving benefits may be crucial. For a list of requirements and to see if you may qualify, click here.

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