In this installment of "Getting Medical Care After an Injury," we discuss Medicare. As discussed in prior posts, hurt truckers have a difficult time getting medical care. Trucking companies often fire injured truck drivers causing them to lose health insurance and then deny workers' compensation medical benefits. As discussed in prior posts, Medicaid is a program [...]
Our first post on getting medical care after an injury discussed workers' compensation benefits. In this post, we discuss medical care benefits available under Medicaid. Hurt truck drivers face many obstacles in receiving medical care. Trucking companies often fire truckers who are injured and cannot work. When fired, the truck driver loses employment benefits, including health [...]
In our last post, we we discussed Social Security Disability (SSD) as a way for hurt truck drivers to pay bills when they cannot work. In this segment of "Paying Bills After An Injury", we discuss a similar program called Supplemental Security Income (SSI). SSI is a federal government benefit program that pays monthly benefits [...]
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