Social Security will hold its 7th Compassionate Allowances Outreach Hearing

On March 16, 2011, Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security, will hold the seventh Compassionate Allowances Outreach Hearing in Baltimore, MD. The subject of the hearing is autoimmune disease. Compassionate Allowances are a way of providing benefits quickly to people whose medical conditions are so serious that their conditions obviously meet SSA’s disability standards.