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National Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE) Webinar Ticket to Work for America’s Veterans: Free Services for Those Who Served

Posted Date: November 5, 2014 | Categories: Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer, Social Security Disability, State Employee Disability (STRS, OPERS, PERS, OP&F)

Register Now! National WISE Webinar November 19, 2014                                                               In November, we honor America’s Veterans. Many veterans with disabilities face challenges reintegrating into society and […]

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Social Security Disability System Near Impossible to Navigate Without Legal Help, Applicants Say

Posted Date: October 29, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

Linda Bowen waited four years for a Mobile-area judge to approve her application for disability benefits. Her husband applied last November for benefits for himself. His hearing is still a year away, scheduled for December 2015. The Bowens’ stories, along with others from across Alabama, show that the disability-benefits process can be frustrating and laborious. […]

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National Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE) Webinar Ticket to Work: Support Services for People Who Have a Disability and Are Ready to Work

Posted Date: October 22, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 3:00 PM, EDT  If you are a Social Security disability beneficiary and want to make more money through work, Ticket to Work can provide the support you need to transition to financial independence. The October 22 national WISE webinar will present information about special Social Security programs and rules that may […]

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Understanding changes to Ohio’s civil commitment laws

Posted Date: October 4, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

On June 17, 2014, Governor Kasich signed Senate Bill 43, which made changes to Ohio’s civil commitment process for individuals with mental illness.

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Doe v. State of Ohio seeks funding, good outcomes for special ed students

Posted Date: October 4, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

To understand the problems with the funding, it’s important to go back to a 2000 study by the Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, which recommended a weighted funding system. Children would be placed into one of six categories, with more funding being awarded to support the education of children with more severe disabilities.

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Hydrocodone Reclassification Takes Effect Oct. 6: Are you ready?

Posted Date: September 30, 2014 | Categories: Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer, Credentialing, Health Care & Businesses, Individuals, Licensure & Disciplinary, Social Security Disability, State Employee Disability (STRS, OPERS, PERS, OP&F)

A new rule from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) taking effect Oct. 6 reclassifies hydrocodone combination products as Schedule II controlled substances, establishing restrictions that will require considerable changes to prescribing practices.

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DOD to Consider PTSD to Upgrade Veteran Discharge Status

Posted Date: September 22, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced September 3 that DoD will now consider service-related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) when considering a veteran’s petition to upgrade their discharge status. The policy applies to veterans of any era who received a less than honorable discharge from service and received a subsequent documented PTSD diagnosis.

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DOD Now Will Consider PTSD to Upgrade Veteran Discharge Status

Posted Date: September 22, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced September 3 that DoD will now consider service-related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) when considering a veteran’s petition to upgrade their discharge status. The policy applies to veterans of any era who received a less than honorable discharge from service and received a subsequent documented PTSD diagnosis.

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Doctors Hospital Nelsonville Will Not Admit New Patients

Posted Date: September 22, 2014 | Categories: Health Care & Businesses, Social Security Disability

  Doctors Hospital Nelsonville will officially stop admitting patients effective October 15. OhioHealth had announced this summer that inpatient services would cease before the end of this year as the hospital moves toward eventual closing. Hospital officials said the average daily census, which had been on the decline, was about four patients. Other services will continue, […]

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Register for Work Incentives Seminar for Social Security Disability Beneficiaries

Posted Date: September 11, 2014 | Categories: Social Security Disability

Register Now! National Work Incentives Seminar Event Wednesday, September 17 National Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE) Webinar: Ticket to Work for People Who Have a Mental Illness: Support on Your Journey to Employment If you are a Social Security disability beneficiary and want to make more money through work, Ticket to Work can provide the […]

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