TITLE

SMITHERS, WHAT' S THE NAME OF THIS GASTROPOD? KING-SIZE HOMER AND THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION'S SUBJECTIVE EVALUATION OF FATNESS

AUTHOR(S)
Pashler, Christopher
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Georgia State University Law Review;Winter2013, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p359
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on appeals to the federal courts concerning obese claimants following the repeal of Medical Listing 9.09 regarding obesity evaluation in disability claims. It reflects that the U.S. Social Security Administration is not evaluating individuals with similar body mass index (BMI) due to improper protocols followed by them in evaluating epidemiological link between health and fatness. It emphasized the need of a reform for proper evaluation of disability claims.
ACCESSION #
86435057

 

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