People suffering from rare diseases and certain forms of cancer are getting some help from the Social Security Administration. The agency’s new Compassionate Allowances initiative will expedite processing of their disability claims. SSA Commissioner Michael Astrue joins us to talk about how the program works. Click to hear the interview.
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