Supplemental Security Income


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Supplemental Security Income

A Social Security program established to help the blind, disabled, and poor.

Supplemental Security Income

Income that one receives from the government if one is blind, disabled, or over 65 and has no other sources of income. In order to qualify for Supplemental Security Income, one must be able to prove one has one of those conditions and have applied for all other government benefits for which one is eligible. Supplemental Security Income is administered by the Social Security Administration, but is paid through the U.S. Treasury instead of the Social Security trust fund.
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Through the innocent-sounding Supplemental Security Income program, the federal government is "the country's largest supplier of alcohol and drugs to addicts," Cote charges.
The States and the Poor, by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, reports that the last two years have seen forty-four states cut or freeze benefits in the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program; twenty-two states eliminate or severely reduce general assistance benefits; twenty-six states freeze or cut supplemental benefits to poor, elderly, and disabled recipients of Supplemental Security Income.
territories in matters of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability (SSD).
Several of the cuts that were threatened for the Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs were averted in this current round of budget cuts.
Not mentioned was that he and the Legislature had already agreed to cut the state's share of Supplemental Security Income or SSI payments for the blind and disabled by about $33 per month, which will help provide the revenue for the college systems.
The "interim final" rule, which will take effect on May 1 but is still open for public comment, will limit creditors' ability to freeze and take funds from accounts that contain Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), VA and other federal benefits.
The rules governing Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are different from those for Social Security Disability (SSD).
2 million Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) checks to residents of the five states affected by Tuesday's storms.
Immigrants were specifically denied food stamps, Medicaid (medical care for the poor), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (for dependent children), and Supplemental Security Income (a Social Security benefit for the elderly, blind and disabled).
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8 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 10, 2004 at 1:00pm, Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones will be hosting a hearing to address the tremendous Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Disability case backlog situation in Cleveland and throughout the United States.
A similar increase has been approved for the county's 359,866 residents who receive Supplemental Security Income checks, Cheezum said.

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