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Report by PA Group Finds Accessing Social Security Disability Benefits Is Too Difficult

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The Mid-Atlantic Social Security Center in Philadelphia.

Though Social Security Administration field offices have reopened for in-person services, there continue to be obstacles for people seeking Social Security disability benefits. That’s according to a report released earlier this month by a legal advocacy group. WESA’s Kate Giammarise has more.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 11/29/22)

Kate Giammarise focuses her reporting on poverty, social services and affordable housing. Before joining WESA, she covered those topics for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for nearly five years; prior to that, she spent several years in the paper’s Harrisburg bureau covering the legislature, governor and state government. She was part of the P-G staff that won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting on the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.