Veterans could have Social Security disability benefits expedited

By Jon Harper, Stars & Stripes: WASHINGTON — Veterans with a Department of Veterans Affairs disability compensation rating of 100 percent Permanent and Total will soon have their applications for Social Security disability benefits processed faster, the Social Security Administration announced Wednesday. “Social Security will treat these veterans’ applications as high priority and issue expedited decisions, similar to the way the agency currently handles disability claims from Wounded Warriors,” the organization said in a press release. Plans call for the expedited process to begin mid-March. Read Article Here