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Social Security Administration

Change Supplemental Security Income

There are a number of flaws in the SSI program, but I am just going to address one. There should be an SSI family maximum, say, $1500. I have seen cases where both parents and 4-5 children are all receiving SSI benefits, which can exceed $4000/month. Also, I believe that the first child who receives SSI should be entitiled to the maximum $674 monthly benefit. However, each additional child in the family that is approved... more »

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Social Security Administration

SSI for children with speech problems

I cannot believe the number of DC claims I have taken that have been approved for young children with speech delays. Many children have speech problems, and through therapy, (which is usually available at school and/or covered by Medicaid) they can progress normally. So how does $674/month benefit these children when all they need is therapy that is already provided? This is not a severe disability, and these claims should... more »

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Department of the Treasury

Mitigate Health Insurance Fraud by Requiring Photo on ID Card

Widespread medical insurance fraud negatively impacts the price of medical insurance for both federal employers and employees, and taxpayers in general.

One of the most pervasive forms of fraud is identity fraud; either with or without the permission of the medical plan holder. Very few health care providers ask for photo ID prior to treatment. There are more or less no controls in place to police this, which creates... more »

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