SSA Announces 35 New Compassionate Allowance Conditions; The Arc’s Marty Ford Honored

Last week, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced the expansion of the list of conditions that qualify under SSA’s Compassionate Allowances program for expedited disability claims processing. SSA has added 35 new Compassionate Allowance conditions, bringing the total number of conditions to 200. At an event on Capitol Hill announcing this expansion, The Arc’s Marty Ford was also presented with an award recognizing her longstanding leadership and commitment to the Social Security disability programs.