The struggles of the Social Security disability system have become too great to ignore.
People have fought hard to get benefits, only to be left without help. Those who called for support were left on hold, or even hung up on. And for those seeking help from this program, their disabilities make time a critical factor in getting help.
These problems have finally drawn the ire of lawmakers. Social Security officials are being grilled over the program’s failures. But will this bring about change?
More funding and staffing have already failed to provide the adequate improvements this program needs. Is reform the answer? New leadership? Technological upgrades? Share your thoughts.