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Social Security Administration

Disability prototype - MAKE A DECISION!

The Social Security Administration started a project to determine if it makes sense to consolidate the current four step appeal process to a more efficient and less costly two step process. This process started in 1994 and was reviewed in 2000. It is now 2010, demand for DDS services continues to grow, staffing in some states are being cut and no determination has been made on this issue. It seems obvious that the... more »

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Social Security Administration

Create Disability Cessation Appeal Pending Listings

I suggest that SSA create electronic listings available to employees and management to monitor disability medical cessation cases that are pending -- such data is not currently available. If this suggestion were implemented, SSA could avoid the unnecessary accumulation of potentially incorrect "continuing" payments being made to individuals appealing their initial benefit cessation decision. The savings of incorrect... more »

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