Program Uniformity Rule – Social Security Administration

This is a new rule that I learned about at a recent meeting of the Social Security Disability Committee at the Columbus Bar Association. The handout I received was eleven pages long, with three columns of tiny print on each page. Reading all of it

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No PPD when PTD

This proclamation comes from a recent decision by the Ohio Supreme Court involving a workers’ compensation claim, State ex rel. Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Servs., Inc. v. Indus. Comm. The case was decided on December 8, 2016. The claim

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Reopening a prior Social Security Disability Claim

  This is a topic that was discussed at a recent meeting of the Social Security Disability Committee meeting at the Columbus Bar Association in Columbus, Ohio. It is a common occurrence that a claimant for Social Security Disability (SSD) or

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Clinical Lumbar Motion Monitor

This is a new medical device that I’ve just read about, a clinical Lumbar Motion Monitor (cLMM). It’s a new device to help physicians treat patients with back disorders. The cLMM assesses the lower back, in motion, to accurately

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