IDA President, Wayne Connell, Visits Social Security Expert, Allsup
Parker, CO – April 11, 2012. IDA President, Wayne Connell had the opportunity to spend the day with the great people of Allsup including Tai Venuti, Manager of Strategic Alliances who played host and tour guide for the day.
Headquartered in Belleville, IL, Allsup Inc. is the nation’s premier provider of Social Security and Medicare disability claim services. Whether providing service directly to the consumer or working with employers, insurers, group health plans, or workers’ compensation benefit programs, their expertise and systems have resulted in a 98 percent award rate and maximum recoveries from both Social Security and Medicare. Allsup has helped more than 170,000 people since 1984 to receive their Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. In addition, Allsup provides Medicare plan selection and disability life planning services.
Wayne started his visit with a group of Allsup employees and management. He shared with them his seminar, Invisible No More!sm, Seven Realities of the Invisible Becoming Visible. Following a lengthy question & answer session about invisible disabilities and how to learn the language of invisible disabilities, Wayne visited the various departments throughout Allsup. He learned of the tremendous work the Allsup team members are performing in helping those seeking social security disability as well as helping them navigate Medicare, Medicaid, health insurance and financial principles.
After an enjoyable lunch with a group of Allsup management, Wayne finished the day with Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Ron Buerges. IDA is very excited to have the opportunity to partner with Allsup on various programs and initiatives, now and in the future, to help those touched by illness, pain and disability. Of special note, the President and CEO of Allsup, Jim Allsup received IDA’s 2009 Advocacy Honors Award.
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