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Can I get an injury settlement if I receive Social Security Disability Insurance?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I have been receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for three years for my severe multiple sclerosis. I was in a car accident last week, and I hurt my back. It looks like I will need back surgery. I was wondering if I end up getting some type of personal injury settlement for my back injury will it affect my SSDI benefits?  I don’t want to do anything to jeopardize SSDI and my Medicare benefits.”

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Medicaid expansion costs states billions despite federal aid

According to a report released by the Commonwealth Fund, a non-profit group studying U.S. health care, states that did not do Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act may have increased their risk that some residents in their states will have less access to medical coverage which could increase the health gaps.

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