Newton, MA (PRWEB) August 11, 2010
Disability Services Group reports that each year millions of dollars in Insurer, Social Security and Veterans Administration disability claims will continue to be denied, unnecessarily. Our new publication contains valuable information on how to correctly file a Long Term Disability claim, "doing it right" the first time, dramatically improving the likelihood of collecting benefits.
"Collecting the Disability Check", A Resource Manual for Libraries, Individuals & Professional Advisors
ElderCare Publishing Company is pleased to announce the availability of the new disability resource manual 'Getting Paid', authored by Allan Checkoway, a nationally recognized disability expert. Allan developed his new publication to help the multitude of disabled Americans collect the millions of dollars in disability benefits to which they are entitled. Note the following headlines:
Federal Disability Traffic Jam / The Washington Times
Soldiers risk ruin while awaiting benefit checks / Associated Press
Disability Claims can be tough to collect / Wall Street Journal
Millions of dollars of disability benefits are held back, unnecessarily, every year. Does the Disability Safety Net have holes in it? If more than 60 percent of Social Security disability claims are denied initially, then why are 63 percent approved at the hearing stage? What causes the turn around? Unfortunately 39 percent of claimants give up before determining if they would be successful going through the appeal process.
Is this the wrong time to be disabled in America? Tens of millions of dollars in disability benefits go unpaid by private insurers. Over 40 states jointly investigated how one insurer handles their disability claims. Another state set up a system to scrutinize the handling of every rejected claim. What led to the dramatic change in the handling of disability claims? Or has anything changed at all and there's just more adverse publicity?
22,500 Veteran's PTDS disability claims denied as personality disorders, as reported in USA Today . . . How is it possible that a personality disorder (assuming it existed prior to military service) is diagnosed when psychological evaluations are not done prior to induction?
Each year millions of dollars in Insurer, Social Security and Veterans Administration disability claims will continue to be denied, unnecessarily. Our new publication contains valuable information on how to correctly file a Long Term Disability claim, "doing it right" the first time, dramatically improving the likelihood of collecting benefits.
Getting Paid also helps readers deal with the enormity of the physical, emotional, and financial challenges they will face now that they have a disability. Guidance on adapting the home to make it more accessible is provided. Readers are empowered by opening up a whole new world of knowledge.
Can your vacation travels to different parts of the world continue? Absolutely. AccessABLE Travel tips are covered on the various modes of transportation available to those that are disabled. Readers can envision the adjustments they will need to make to lead more functional lives.
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