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Supreme Court's Zebley Decision Will Greatly Expand Eligibility for SSI Childhood Disability Benefits and Medicaid

By Jon Stein & Richard P. Weishaupt

The Supreme Court's recent decision in Sullivan v. Zebley, finding SSA's refusal to consider the functional limitations of children when assessing their eligibility for SSI was "manifestly contrary to the statute," will affect hundreds of thousands of applicants.

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