There’s a 23-year-old law on the books that deems the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will not pay for in vitro fertilization for injured veterans. However, this law is being challenged by veterans and lawmakers from both sides of the political aisle, according to The Washington Post.
As Social Security Administration disability benefits have become politicized in the media and by politicians, there has been a popular, yet unfounded, belief that many who receive disability just want to sit at home and not work. A recent report from the Kessler Foundation sets the record straight, finding that more than two-thirds of adults with disabilities are “striving to work” and many are working despite their health troubles.
It’s never easy to be kept out of work by a disability, especially if your family depends on you for income. However, with some planning and a little bit of help, all is not lost.