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March 15, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Bush Administration said it will reconsider the cases of more than 400,000 children denied Social Security disability benefits under criteria struck down last year by the Supreme Court. The Administration, which has recently developed new standards, pledged in federal court papers signed by a judge to rehear rejections dating back to Jan. 1, 1980. The children's cases will be judged under new criteria drawn up by Social Security this year.
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May 18, 1991 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The seemingly uncontrollable rise in medical costs has doubled Medicare's spending for doctor bills in just five years and will drive the separate hospital trust fund into bankruptcy in 2005, an alarmed Social Security Board of Trustees said Friday. The spiral of spending "shows little or no sign of significantly abating," the trustees said in their annual report on the health of Medicare and Social Security, the biggest and most far-reaching government benefit programs.
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May 18, 1991 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The seemingly uncontrollable rise in medical costs has doubled Medicare's spending for doctor bills in just five years and will drive the separate hospital trust fund into bankruptcy in 2005, an alarmed Social Security Board of Trustees said Friday. The spiral of spending "shows little or no sign of significantly abating," the trustees said in their annual report on the health of Medicare and Social Security, the biggest and most far-reaching government benefit programs.
NEWS
March 15, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Bush Administration said it will reconsider the cases of more than 400,000 children denied Social Security disability benefits under criteria struck down last year by the Supreme Court. The Administration, which has recently developed new standards, pledged in federal court papers signed by a judge to rehear rejections dating back to Jan. 1, 1980. The children's cases will be judged under new criteria drawn up by Social Security this year.
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