Defendant's Attorney: Kerry Jane Keefe and Justine Lane Martin
Description: Tacoma, Washington social security disability lawyer represented Plaintiff seeking review of the denial by HHS of his application for Social Security: SSID Tit. XVI benefits.
Social Security: SSID Tit. XVI benefits, also known as Supplemental Security Income (SSI), is a federal program that provides monthly payments to adults and children with limited income and resources who are blind or have a disability. SSI is funded by general tax revenues, not Social Security taxes.
To qualify for SSI, you must meet all of the following requirements:
Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
Be age 65 or older
Be blind or have a disability that prevents you from working
Have limited income and resources
The amount of SSI you receive depends on your income and resources. In 2023, the maximum monthly SSI payment for an individual is $794 and the maximum monthly payment for a couple is $1,191.
Outcome: 07/07/2023 22 ORDER signed by Hon. Michelle L. Peterson. The Commissioner's final decision is REVERSED and this case is REMANDED for further administrative proceedings. (SNP) (Entered: 07/07/2023)
07/07/2023 23 JUDGMENT BY COURT: The final decision of the Commissioner is REVERSED, and this case is REMANDED for further administrative proceedings under sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). (SNP) (Entered: 07/07/2023)