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Acting Commissioner Credits NOSSCR for First Fee Cap Raise in 13 Years

Through four Social Security commissioners over more than thirteen years, NOSSCR has worked diligently to raise the fee cap – and today we reached our goal! We are thrilled to deliver this victory to all the Social Security disability representatives who deserve it and for whom it is long overdue. When Acting Commissioner Dr. Kilolo…

Member Spotlight on Charlie Hall: “We’re reaching a dangerous point in our Social Security disability practices”

Social Security disability practices across the country are suffering from the stagnant fee cap and slow and low-paying fee petition reviews; it is significantly eroding firms’ abilities to fairly compensate attorneys and staff. Charlie Hall, a Social Security disability attorney and longtime NOSSCR member in North Carolina, believes the stagnant fee cap is dangerous to…

New Fact Sheet on SSI and Other Benefits for People with Low-Income

The Social Security Administration (SSA) published a new supplementary fact sheet for disability benefit recipients titled “Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Other Benefits: Information for People with Limited Earnings.” In it, SSA details other programs and resources for people who receive SSI, including: SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) for help with food purchases. Medicare Savings…

NOSSCR Launches a New Automated Referral Service

NOSSCR’s new and improved automated lawyer referral service opens today! We’re excited to provide this new service for our members to generate new leads for many more potential Social Security disability clients. The new automated system tracks the caller’s area code and rotates through disability representatives who registered to receive calls from that code. The…

It’s Not Just You: Appointed Representative Services (ARS) is Hard to Access Right Now

Many of you have had trouble accessing electronic files through Appointed Representative Services (ARS) over the past two days. NOSSCR has been in communication with SSA, who advises: “At this time, some representatives may not be able to access, upload, download or view their claimant’s electronic folder. If representatives are encountering this issue, they can…

Influencing Elected Officials is Not as Tough as You Think

I am often asked, what is the number one thing that a disability representative can do to increase their political influence on Capitol Hill? Without a doubt, the best thing to do to increase your political influence is to develop personal relationships with your Members of Congress and other elected leaders in your community. I…

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