This Week in Social Security Disability News, March 15 – March 21

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

1. How COLA Influences Your SSD Payments:

Does the SSA make a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) every year? The answer is yes, but there are numerous stipulations. To find out what the stipulations are click here.

2. Everything You Need to Know About Video Hearings:

Social Security Disability benefits hearings are taking place through video conference more frequently these days. For the 4 things you need to know about video hearings, click here.

3. Social Security Administration Changes Disability Judge Job Description:

A new change in the job description of a Disability judge may ensure that more disabled individuals receive benefits, but it could also increase case wait time. To learn more about the changes in job description, click here.

4. SSA Official Calls for Continual Improvements to Disability Programs:

Recently an SSA official has called for improvements to the Disability Benefits program. These improvements could significantly  help you in the future. To learn what the proposed improvements could be, click here.

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