Court rules on SSI

The U.S. Supreme Court has ordered the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to reassess the way it evaluates which children are sick or disabled enough to receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

In their decision announced in late February, the court said HHS "improperly refused benefits to nearly 500,000 disabled children. SSI regulations arbitrarily and capriciously denied eligible children benefits" from a program designed by Congress to assist them and their families.

This content is only available via PDF.
You do not currently have access to this content.