A disabled worker who has Social Security Disability and Medicare and is in frequent contact with SSD from 2002 through 2012, assuring him that he does not need a review, and informing him that there are monthly amounts he could earn that would jeopardize his right to receive SSD, but that they would let him know what those amounts would be, finds in December 2012, that, with no warning of any type, they have suddenly decided that he earned too much in 3 months of 2002 and thus has lost his SSD and Medicare and owes them $89,900. He works 2 days per week as an escort at the local VA hospital. SSD counts a months earnings by the number of paydays per month. Several times per year 3 payday Fridays fall within one month. This is actually pay for 6 weeks work, but they call it 1 month's pay --- so a person can go over the amount you are allowed to earn, but which they never have told you. Many deductions are allowed for vacation days, sick days and holidays, as well as medical deductions for doctors, meds, hospitals, ambulances, etc. The VA has all his payroll info since 2005 - but not before. Therefore we do not have records going back 11 years. What has SSA/SSD been doing for 11 years? They have not given us the information that they said they would about amounts that might be safely earned. They have told us again and again that he did not need to be reviewed. And suddenly, we are required to drum up 11 years of records to complete their forms (which have been changed 6 times in the past year). We have virtually given up on reconsideration and are seeking a waiver, which is equally difficult to process. Isn't there an administrative law judge who could look at this and see who is at fault? Joan XXXXXX@XXXXXX.XXX
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