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FIVE-DAY RULE FOR SUBMITTING EVIDENCE AT HEARINGS

HALLEX: I-2-6-58. Admitting Evidence Submitted At Least Five Business Days Before the Hearing If a claimant or appointed representative informs the agency about or submits evidence less than five business days before the date of the scheduled hearing, at, or after the hearing, the ALJ may decline to consider that evidence the circumstances in 20 CFR [..]

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Some With Autism Still Denied ABA

by Kate Harrington, Kaiser Health News | July 13, 2016 Like many parents of children with autism, Braulio De La Cruz sought an expensive therapy called applied behavior analysis — or ABA — when his son Noah Leonardo was diagnosed last year. Noah, now 3 years old, qualifies for Medicaid coverage because he had been [..]

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What Benefits Do You Get From Social Security Disability?

Social Security Disability Insurance could help you make ends meet if you’re unable to work. If you become disabled and can no longer work, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) based on your work record. Since SSDI benefits are based on your work record, they are generally comparable to what your Social [..]

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Rep. Steve Knight: ‘I think that Social Security was a bad idea’

● CA-25: Sometimes, some Republican says something so stupid, we don’t even need to explain why it’s so profoundly idiotic. This is one of those times. Here’s freshman GOP Rep. Steve Knight, at a debate with his two Democratic opponents Thursday night: “I think that Social Security was a bad idea. I do. I absolutely [..]

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