My daughter is on welfare. Can the welfare tell the big people?

Asked about 1 year ago - Washington, DC


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  1. Paula Jeanette Mcgill

    Contributor Level 17


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    Answered . Please explain your question. Who are the big people you are referencing?

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  2. Mikel Edward Lupisella

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    Answered . As Mr. Davis indicated, your question is not very clear, but if you are asking whether Social Security has to accept another agency's determination that your daughter is disabled, then the answer is "No."
    For example, in the State of Michigan, the definition of disability used to determine whether an individual can receive cash assistance and/or Medicaid coverage is almost identical to the definition used by the Social Security Administration (SSA).
    However, SSA is not bound by the State's finding of disability. It can be used as an argument but neither the SSA nor the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) have to accept it.

  3. Vance Tate Davis

    Contributor Level 18

    Answered . If your question (which is not at all clear) is whether the databases are linked so that other agencies can tell whether your daughter is receiving benefits, then the answer is yes.

    It is impossible to give specific answers to questions without meeting and fully discussing all of the potential... more

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