Determining Disability

November 2007
PN;Nov2007, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p64
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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.


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