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It’s about time. Medicare Proposes Paying for Lung Cancer Screenings for Older Longtime Smokers – NYTimes.com. A legally sold product which is heavily regulated was considered a self created hardship and diagnostic tests were not covered under Medicare.
Social Security’s Strict Disability Rules – WSJ. Projections that the Social Security Disability Insurance fund will run dry in two years, coupled with high-profile fraud cases, have many thinking that SSDI beneficiaries are milking the system while they lollygag on Jet Skis and pilot helicopters. Think again. True, a few brazen folks, helped by unethical attorneys and consultants, have conned their way into monthly benefit checks. But it’s hardly a cakewalk to get on disability. The rules are strict: The infirmity must be so debilitating that it renders you incapable of performing “substantial” work in any industry, not just the…