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  • Exception to Rule (ETR): Washington Apple Health

    The Health Care Authority (HCA) can approve Washington Apple Health (Medicaid) benefits even if you do not meet all financial requirements. They can also cover necessary medical/dental services that Medicaid normally does not cover. This is an “exception to a rule” or “ETR.” Publication #7103EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project

Overpayments (2)+

  • DSHS and HCA Overpayments: What is “Equitable Estoppel”?

    7912EN - Read this if DSHS sends you a notice saying you owe them money (an overpayment) because they gave you benefits they should not have and the overpayment was not your fault, and you cannot afford to repay it. You should ask for an administrative hearing. You have a legal defense against the overpayment. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Fighting an SSI or SSDI Overpayment Notice

    Is the Social Security Administration charging you with an overpayment? If so, Social Security believes that you got benefits when you were not eligible to get them. This explains some possible ways to respond to the overpayment notice. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español

Social Security and SSI (2)+

  • Fighting a Termination or Reduction of SSI or SSDI Based on Non-disability Reasons

    Social Security must notify you in writing before lowering (reducing) or stopping (terminating) your benefits. You may fight the termination by asking for reconsideration. You may continue to get the same benefits after the termination date in the notice if you request reconsideration in time. You must request reconsideration within ten days of the date on the notice to keep getting benefits. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • How to Fight Your SSI or SSD Denial

    Read this to find out what you can do if the Social Security Administration (SSA) denies your application because they say you are not disabled. If you have been receiving benefits and are notified that they will stop, see How to Fight a Termination of SSI or SSD. Publication #7401EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Farsi / فارسی

Solving Problems with SSA (3)+

  • Fighting a Termination or Reduction of SSI or SSDI Based on Non-disability Reasons

    Social Security must notify you in writing before lowering (reducing) or stopping (terminating) your benefits. You may fight the termination by asking for reconsideration. You may continue to get the same benefits after the termination date in the notice if you request reconsideration in time. You must request reconsideration within ten days of the date on the notice to keep getting benefits. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • How to Fight Your SSI or SSD Denial

    Read this to find out what you can do if the Social Security Administration (SSA) denies your application because they say you are not disabled. If you have been receiving benefits and are notified that they will stop, see How to Fight a Termination of SSI or SSD. Publication #7401EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Farsi / فارسی
  • Video - Applying and Appealing for Disability at Social Security

    Watch this video to learn about how to apply and appeal for disability at Social Security. This video covers federal laws so the information in it is true no matter what state you live in. Read More

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    Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut
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    Spanish / Español

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