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For COVID ‘long haulers,’ battling for disability benefits adds aggravation to exhaustion

Hundreds of thousands of people around the world are experiencing what is being called “long COVID” — a pattern of prolonged symptoms following an acute bout of the disease. ... Read more»

‘Hard choices’ at VA could include cut to unemployability benefit

Faced with a “hard decision” on the budget, the Department of Veterans Affairs is again considering new limits on the Individual Unemployability benefit that currently helps more than 200,000 disabled veterans.... Read more»

Education Dep't adopts crucial reform for disabled borrowers

The Education Department enacted a crucial reform on behalf of borrowers who become disabled, issuing new rules earlier this month that make it easier for these borrowers to get their federal student loans forgiven.... Read more»

Man pleads guilty to defrauding disabled in tax scheme

A Tucson man pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to defraud recipients of disability benefits through a tax return scheme, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.... Read more»