According to NBC News, disabled recipients of Social Security may be facing
a hefty benefits cut. According to the reports, the SSA's reserves
may run dry as soon as 2016 if the lawmakers don't act soon to shore
them up. The timing for this trouble is poor. 2016 is an election year.
About 9 million Americans rely on disability to feed, clothe and shelter
Interviews with SSDI recipients show that it is difficult to raise a family
on disability benefits as it is. One woman says that she doesn't have
enough money to pay the power and gas bills and that all three of your
kids need braces. Many recipients fear an immediate benefits cut which
will make it even more difficult for them to make ends meet financially.
Some observers say that there has been a drastic rise in the number of
musculoskeletal conditions and mental health disorders in the U.S. This
may have resulted in more individuals that qualified for disability, which
has subsequently lead to more payments and a lower reserve of funds.
Political analysts say that if the disability trust fund runs dry in 2016,
it will result in a budget cut of at least 20%. This would affect all
individuals in the U.S. collecting on SSDI. If you want more information
about SSDI benefits and the future of these payments, you may want to
talk with a skilled attorney at our SSDI firm. We make it a priority to
stay up-to-date on developments regarding SSDI. This allows us to effectively
litigate for clients that are experiencing difficulties with these necessary
If you want more information about SSDI issues or want to argue against
a denial for SSDI benefits, call our firm today. A
Texas SSDI lawyer will represent you in your appeal and fight to secure the benefits that
can help you and your family!