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Cautious welcome for early rollout of National Disability Insurance Scheme in …News from Sydney Morning Herald:
Optimistic: Yana Betros’s with her children (from left) Maddison, Emily and Jayden at their St Marys home. Photo: Jessica Hromas

The launch of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in Sydney’s west can’t come soon enough for Yana Betros, whose three young children were born with moderate to severe hearing impairment.
For the St Marys mother, it [...] Continue Reading…

Helping children with autism in school starts with the national disability …News from WA today:
The Sydney Opera House is lit blue on April 2, 2015, on the United Nations’ World Autism Awareness Day. Photo: Christopher Pearce

Children in classrooms being locked away. Coming home from school with  bruises from being physically restrained. 
It’s a horror you might read about happening in some awful foreign town. But it happened here, in Australia. [...] Continue Reading…

Denied Disability Insurance Lawsuit Filed in Los AngelesNews from LawyersandSettlements.com:Los Angeles, CA: An insurance lawsuit has been filed by the spouses of dockworkers at the Los Angeles Port, alleging the port’s health care plan is subject to unacceptable backlogs and health care insurance denials.According to the Los Angeles Times (3/5/15), the lawsuit was filed by two women whose husbands are longshoremen, and one doctor who has not been paid [...] Continue Reading…

Disability Insurance For Divorcing Couples

Posted on 2 Apr 2015 In: disability insurance

Disability Insurance For Divorcing CouplesNews from Financial Advisor Magazine:
Disability Insurance For Divorcing CouplesDisability Specialists Inc. (DSI) has developed a new insurance product specifically designed for divorcing couples.The Divorce Settlement Disability Policy ensures the divorce settlement payouts will continue if the spouse responsible becomes disabled.The policy can cover the total costs agreed on for alimony, child support, children’s medical insurance premiums, tuition, activity fees, etc., or the couple can choose [...] Continue Reading…

Social Security Disability Insurance: A lifeline for manyNews from The Seattle Times:
I am a 37-year-old mother of three and I receive Social Security Disability Insurance. As Gina Owens wrote in her guest column “A story from the front line of the Social Security fight” [Opinion, March 2], Social Security Insurance is a lifeline for my family. When I was 16, I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. In 2012, my [...] Continue Reading…

Szymanski: Know the different types of disability insuranceNews from NJ.com:

Death or disability. What are the odds? For a young worker in their 20s or 30s, the chances are significantly greater that they will become disabled. It only stands to reason when you consider that these younger folks are more active and more inexperienced. That being the case, then, why is there more focus on life insurance to provide money [...] Continue Reading…

Bureaucratic ‘gobbledygook’ fuels National Disability Insurance Scheme anxietyNews from The Canberra Times:
Bureaucratic “gobbledygook”, a lack of respite and transport funding, and inexperienced planners are just some of the problems creating anxiety around the National Disability Insurance Scheme, participants have told a public hearing into the ACT roll-out.
While some had positive comments about the life-changing scheme, the bulk of the evidence before the joint parliamentary committee was negative with complaints [...] Continue Reading…

How to Fix Disability Insurance

Posted on 26 Mar 2015 In: disability insurance

How to Fix Disability InsuranceNews from Economics21:

This article is excerpted from How to Fix Disability Insurance, National Affairs, Issue Number 23, Spring 2015. 
In late 2016, right around the time we elect the 45th president of the United States, we are due for our first entitlement crisis in two decades. That’s when the actuaries in the Social Security Administration project that the Disability Insurance Trust Fund will be depleted. That [...] Continue Reading…

Paid sick leave backers call for overhaul of disability insurance – Capital New YorkNews from Paid sick leave backers call for overhaul of disability insurance – Capital New York:
A paid family leave program to provide some compensation to family members caring for a newborn or ill relative wouldn’t work in New York without a total overhaul of the state’s temporary disability insurance system, a half-dozen witnesses said Tuesday in [...] Continue Reading…

What Is Social Security Disability Insurance? An SSDI Primer – Heritage.orgNews from What Is Social Security Disability Insurance? An SSDI Primer – Heritage.org:

Abstract
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is the federal social insurance program that provides monthly cash benefits to disabled workers and their families. In 2014, the Social Security Administration provided these benefits to nearly 11 million people, including spouses and children. Disabled workers receive an average of about [...] Continue Reading…