Children younger than age 18 or adults who became disabled in childhood may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments. If eligible, the benefit will be paid on a parent's Social Security earnings record.
Your teen's most anticipated event may be a parent's most worrisome. Unfortunately, teen drivers account for a disproportionate amount of auto accidents. As a parent of a high schooler, I have witnessed too many accidents in the school parking lot alone. One way we can protect our teen drivers is to see that they are adequately insured. Here are some steps parents can take. Your teen gets his/her permit:
Saying that state rule changes could mean a 10% decline in reimbursement for outpatient services, the Florida Hospital Association is taking its case to court. The Florida Department of Financial Services Division of Workers' Compensation published a new set of proposed rule changes in July on state reimbursement rates for hospitals covering outpatient treatment for people under workers' comp insurance. The association has filed a legal challenge with Florida Division of Administrative Hearings to stop a rule change by the state's financial services division. The hospital association calls the changes "radical" and is asking a hearing judge to block them taking effect.