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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Harry M. Seidman
Phone: 202. 480. 2085

 

Acting on ACUS Recommendations, SSA Implements Major Overhaul of Disability Claim Regulations Governing Medical Evidence

SSA adopts ACUS’s...

By Amber Williams, Attorney Advisor*

On September 9, 2016, the Social Security Administration (SSA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register regarding “Revisions to Rules Regarding the Evaluation of Medical Evidence.”  According to the NPRM, SSA, among other things, is “...

In the fall of 2012, the Office of the Chairman of the Administrative Conference issued a report to the Social Security Administration (SSA) examining the submission of evidence in disability cases and providing principles to guide the agency as it considered revising...

The Office of the Chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States has released its report to the Social Security Administration on Evaluating Subjective Symptoms in Disability Claims.  The report and appendices can be found on the project page, at acus.gov/symptom-evaluation.  Executive Director...

On February 20, 2014, the Social Security Administration (SSA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register regarding “Submission of Evidence in Disability Claims.”  According to the NPRM, SSA seeks to “clarify [the] regulations [that] require [claimants] to inform [the agency]...

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently submitted a proposed rulemaking package on “Submission of Evidence in Disability Claims” to the Office of Management and Budget for regulatory review.  These proposed rules are aimed at providing clarity on the need to submit all non-privileged, written evidence related...