SSA Issues New Ruling Regarding Development of Written Evidence

 

On October 4, 2017, Social Security Ruling, SSR 17–4p; Titles II and XVI: Responsibility for Developing Written Evidence was released.  According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), “This SSR clarifies our responsibilities and the responsibilities of a claimant and a claimant’s representative to develop evidence and other information in disability and blindness claims. This Ruling applies at all levels of our administrative review process.” [More]

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SSA Issues Final Regulations on Submission of Evidence

 

On Monday April 20, 2015, the Social Security Administration’s new final rules on the submission of evidence in disability claims will be in effect. The final rules amend the regulations on “Evidence of your impairment” (20 C.F.R. §§ 404.1512 and 416.912 and the “Rules of Conduct and standards of responsibility for representatives” (20 C.F.R. §§ 404.1740 and 416.1540).
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SSA Issues a “Notice of Proposed Rule Making” for Its Cancer Disorders Listings

 

The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced today its proposal to revise the medical criteria in the Listing of Impairments (listings) that it uses to evaluate claims involving Cancer (Malignant Neoplastic Diseases) in adults (13.00) and children (113.00) under titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act (Act). [More]

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