ERISA : The Summary Plan Description – Long Term Disability Lawyers

ERISA : The Summary Plan Description – Long Term Disability Lawyers

  ERISA requires employers to provide participants and beneficiaries with information about available insurance through Summary Plan Descriptions. Long Term Disability (LTD) benefits are disability benefits provided by a private insurer. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) governs group

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 3

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 3

  DISABILITY LAW – What To Do When a Client or Someone I know becomes Disabled – Part 3 By Greg Reed This is Part 3 of a speech presented by Bemis, Roach & Reed partner Greg Reed at the

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 2

What To Do When Someone I know becomes Disabled Part 2

  DISABILITY LAW – What To Do When a Client or Someone I know becomes Disabled – Part 2 By Greg Reed This is Part 2 of a speech presented by Bemis, Roach & Reed partner Greg Reed at the

Medical Equivalence – If your Disability is not listed by the Social Security Administration

Medical Equivalence – If your Disability is not listed by the Social Security Administration

  What to do if your particular disability is not in the SSA’s list of covered disabilities. Social Security’s Guidelines, also known as the Blue Book, lists many conditions that qualify for disability benefits. However, not everything that could possibly

Long Term Disability – Believe in Your Claim

Long Term Disability – Believe in Your Claim

  If your claim has been denied, DON’T GIVE UP. About 35% of employers provide their employees with Long-Term Disability Insurance. Long Term Disability Insurance (LTD) is private insurance to help support you if you become disabled. If you become

Understanding Medicaid and Medicare Part 2

Understanding Medicaid and Medicare Part 2

  What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid? Part 2 Medicare and Medicaid are both government funded programs created to help those who need financial assistance with their health care costs. Although they are often confused due to their

Understanding Medicaid and Medicare Part 1

Understanding Medicaid and Medicare    Part 1

  What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid? Medicare and Medicaid are both government funded programs created to help those who need financial assistance in covering their health care costs. Although they are often confused due to their similar

Medicare and Social Security Disability Insurance

Medicare and Social Security Disability Insurance

  Medicare and Social Security Disability Insurance work hand in hand to help those who are disabled. If you are collecting Social Security Disability Insurance, you may also be eligible to receive Medicare. SSDI beneficiaries are automatically enrolled in Medicare

Can a spouse get SSDI benefits?

Can a spouse get SSDI benefits?

  The Politics of Spousal Benefits If you are collecting Social Security Disability Insurance, you may be entitled to additional benefits for your family members. Auxiliary benefits, sometimes called dependents’, or secondary benefits, may be paid to the child, spouse,