Over 55 million Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients will receive a one-time payment of $250.00, due to legislation signed into law on February 17, 2009. Indiana social security recipients should expect to receive the payment no later than 120 days after February 17, 2009.
Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI) beneficiaries need to take no action, as the payment will be made the same as monthly payments are currently being made to these recipients. Indianapolis Social Security Attorney Scott D. Lewis believes that these checks are needed as those receiving social security benefits are some of the hardest hit by a troubled economy.
Other provisions of this legislation include $500 million to help with the backlog in processing Social Security Claims and to help address the workload. Also, another $500 million is for the National Computer Center. As many residents and Indiana Social Security Lawyers are aware, the money is greatly needed to alleviate and help decrease the amount of time when awaiting a social security hearing.