TITLE

Determining Disability

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
PN;Nov2007, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the move of the Social Security Administration (SSA) to issue a final regulation to extend the quick disability determination process to all state disability determination services in the U.S. According to Social Security commissioner Michael J. Astrue, the quick disability determination has been very successful and efficient in New England. SSA receives more than 2.5 million new disability cases and more than 2.3 million Supplemental Security Income cases each year.
ACCESSION #
27130452

 

Related Articles

  • Who said numbers don't lie? Storey, Denis // Benefits Selling;Sep2010, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p12 

    The article focuses on the statement by U.S. Social Security (SS) Commissioner Michael J. Astrue that the government can pay 75 percent of total SS benefits even if total costs of benefits are much higher than total contributions.

  • REGARD THE SCUTTLEBUTT AS TRUE.  // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul2010, Issue 204, p14 

    The author discusses the double life of Michael J. Astrue as head of the U.S. Social Security Administration and as formalist poet and classical translator under the pseudonym of A. M. Juster. His poetry is described as clever with themes of cruelness and sardonic comedy observed in other...

  • SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION.  // United States Government Manual;2009/2010, p513 

    The article features the Social Security Administration (SSA), which was created as an independent agency by the Social Security Independence and Program Improvements Act of 1994. As of 2009, the agency is headed by Commissioner Michael J. Astrue. The agency is responsible in managing the...

  • The Future of Social Security. Epstein, Abraham // New Republic;1/27/37, Vol. 89 Issue 1156, p373 

    The article discusses the social security policies in the U.S. which depends on carefully conceptualized principles embodied in the laws and on careful and intelligent administration. The author argues that the social insurance offers the best known means for the alleviation of the major...

  • Social Security Administration: A More Formal Approach Could Enhance SSA's Ability to Develop and Manage Totalization Agreements: GAO-05-250. Bovbjerg, Barbara D. // GAO Reports;2/28/2005, p1 

    Since 1977, the U.S. has entered into bilateral social security totalization agreements with 20 foreign countries. In fiscal year 2004, the Social Security Administration (SSA) paid approximately $206 million to 102,000 beneficiaries in these countries based on their eligible periods of...

  • Playing games with Social Security. Kerrey, Bob; Rudman, Warren // New Hampshire Business Review;8/23/2002, Vol. 24 Issue 18, p11A 

    Comments on the reform plans for the U.S. Social Security Administration. Argument of the critics of the Social Security; Suggestions to improve the dialogue between the Social Security and its critics.

  • I'm Not Dead Yet. Johnson, Wayne L. // Officer;Apr2006, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p38 

    The article relates the author's experience in relation to the declaration of the U.S. Social Security Administration that he was dead since 1974. The issue was known to him in 1994, when he requested a copy of his credit report. With this, he suggested to all concerned individual to get a copy...

  • BEFORE THE COURT IN ASTRUE V. CAPATO.  // Supreme Court Debates;Apr2012, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p37 

    The article presents excerpts from the arguments of assistant U.S. solicitor general Eric D. Miller and counsel Charles A. Rothfeld on the case of Michael J. Astrue v. Karen K. Capato, on Behalf of B.N.C. et al, delivered before the U.S. Supreme Court. Miller argues that the Social Security...

  • Out From Under. Newell, Elizabeth // Government Executive;Sep2009, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p13 

    The article reports on the increase of applications for disability claims at the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) as a result to the recessionary economy of the U.S. According to Michael J. Astrue, SSA commissioner, the recession caused an increase in the applications for disability...

  • New Social Security regulations affect evaluation of cardiovascular impairments in disability...  // American Rehabilitation;Spring94, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p48 

    Highlights regulations, effective February 10, 1994, which affect the way that the Social Security Administration evaluates disabilities stemming from cardiovascular impairments in adults and children. Heightened emphasis on how the disease affects a person's ability to function; Expansion of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics