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2014-02-25 23:35:33

Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is encouraging policy makers, legislators, journalists, media professionals and all others who want an informed opinion on alleged SSD abuse in America to review the just-released findings of the myth-shattering Columbia Business School study entitled “Unemployment Insurance and Disability Insurance in the Great Recession.” San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Heard & Smith, a...

India's Private School Students Do Not Outperform Public Students
2012-10-11 11:03:09

Contrary to past research, private school students in India do not outperform their counterparts in public schools, finds a new study by a Michigan State University education researcher. The study challenges the claim that private schools are superior — a hot issue in India and other developing countries that are expanding K-12 educational offerings. During the past decade, some 40 million children have entered India´s education system, giving rise to a growth in privately run...

2012-08-25 23:03:14

The founder of the Bob Richardson Law Firm says securing the future of SSDI benefits is crucial for disabled workers as the House Ways and Means Committee recognizes the August 1956 passage of the bill that established the benefits program. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 25, 2012 A ringing birthday greeting from the U.S. House of Representatives is a public call to secure the future of SSDI benefits, says Austin Social Security disability benefits lawyer Bob Richardson. Richardson, founder of...

2012-08-16 23:03:56

Allsup explains role of diagnostic tests when seeking Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, including for those with chronic pain Belleville, Ill. (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 A new study finds the number of MRIs and other diagnostic imaging in the U.S. has increased 10 percent annually, pointing to the importance of diagnostic tests in medical treatment and documenting disability, according to Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance(SSDI) representation...

2012-08-16 23:03:13

BlinkTracker.com - A Pennsylvania man develops a low cost communication device as an alternative to the Medicare approved $20,000 device. The newly developed device allows his father and any other disabled person to communicate even if all they have left to communicate with is their eyes. Fort Washington, PA (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 According to a recent study conducted by the Mayo Clinic, thousands of Americans are newly diagnosed with immobilizing diseases such as ALS or Lou Gehrig´s...

2012-08-14 10:24:42

Nevada Candidates Urged to Discuss How to Protect State's Seniors, SNFs From More Medicare Cuts; U.S. Nursing Homes Face $65 Billion Ten-Year Reductions Due to Budget, Regulatory Payment Changes LAS VEGAS, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nevada nursing homes and the patients under their care face $20 million cumulative reduction in Medicare funding in 2013-14 as a result of several different federal budgetary actions and regulatory payment changes made by Congress and the...

2012-08-09 23:01:45

Fifty-two new conditions added to Compassionate Allowances program next week; Allsup explains importance of representation when seeking SSDI benefits Belleville, Ill. (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 On Monday, Aug. 13, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will expand the number of health conditions qualifying for fast-track approval to 165. That´s good news for thousands of people whose conditions clearly meet the qualifications to receive Social Security disability benefits, according to...

2012-08-09 10:25:19

Mobility Matters Bulletin from the American Association for Homecare LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Like many others with spina bifida, Ryan Wilson has lived much of his life with medical challenges that have affected his mobility. Five years ago, after Wilson developed a decubitus ulcer his mobility became severely restricted. "My body was just not the same as far as mobility," said Wilson, 35. "I was a walking person who became a wheelchair person."...

2012-08-08 06:24:26

LEESBURG, Va., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RxAlly, a first-of-its-kind alliance of more than 22,000 pharmacies nationwide, announced today that its member pharmacies will be exclusively invited to form the preferred network to Smart Insurance Company Holdings, Inc., a provider of innovative health care solutions to the senior market (www.smartdrx.com). Through this relationship, RxAlly in October will help introduce, pending final approval from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...

2012-08-07 10:25:38

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association for Homecare is disappointed that Medicare is implementing a prior authorization program for power wheelchairs without including a key component. Physicians, providers, and advocates for disabled Americans insist that patient care will be jeopardized without a clinical template to help physicians document a patient's medical need for mobility assistance. Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...