Federal Register Announcement: SSA Announces Proposed Changes to Rules on Removing “Inability to Communicate in English” as an Education Category

 

The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced in the Federal Register on February 1, 2019, it’s proposal to eliminate the education category ‘‘inability to communicate in English’’ when it evaluates disability claims for adults under titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act (Act). [More]

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SSA Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Revisions to Rules Regarding the Evaluation of Medical Evidence

 

On September 9, 2016, the Social Security Administration (SSA) posted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register announcing its intention to propose revisions to various aspects of the rules used to govern the evaluation of medical evidence. [More]

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SSA Issues UWA and ERE Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

 

On May 11, 2016, SSA issued a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) that would adjust Unsuccessful Work Attempts (UWA) and Expedited Reinstatement Eligibility (ERE) as work incentives. These are items that all disability beneficiaries should be aware of as it relates to their options once on disability benefits and how they impact ongoing benefits. [More]

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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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