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What the Debt Limit Agreement Means for People Living With Serious Mental Illness
Learn about the provisions the debt limit agreement before Congress and how funding changes affect people living with serious mental illness.

New Priced Out Report Released
The Technical Assistance Collaborative (TAC) and the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Housing Task Force have released the ‘Priced Out in 2010’ study which demonstrates that the national average rent for a modestly priced one-bedroom apartment is greater than the entire Supplemental Security Income (SSI) of a person living with a disability. Read further...

Social Security Re-Opens Comment Period on Changes to the Mental Impairment Listings
Last week, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that it is taking additional comments (through December 9, 2010) on its proposed rules revising the “Mental Impairment Listings” that are used to assess eligibility for disability benefits (both SSI and SSDI).

Social Security Extends Comments Period on Proposed Changes to Mental Impairment Listings
On November 17, the Social Security Administration announced that it will be publishing a clarification on the proposed regulations making changes in the mental impairment listings used by the agency when adjudicating claims for disability benefits.

NAMI Submits Comments on Proposed Changes to the Social Security Appeals Process
NAMI has submitted comments to the Social Security Administration on proposed regulations amending the administrative appeals process that claimants with disabilities must go through in seeking eligibility for disability benefits (SSI and SSDI).


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