Social Security Disability Benefit Eligibility

The Social Security Administration’s acting chief of staff as well as several career disability claims professionals testified at a hearing… read more

The Social Security Administration’s acting chief of staff as well as several career disability claims professionals testified at a hearing on issues of Social Security disability benefits eligibility and claims processing. The witnesses offered their observations on the claims process and made recommendations for improving the process and reducing the backlog for claimants applying for benefits. Subcommittee Chair Sam Johnson (R-TX) cited an average wait time of 600 days for people to be granted hearings for their disability claims. close

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  • Beatrice Disman Acting Chief of Staff Social Security Administration
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Social Security Disability Benefit Eligibility

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Program ID:
433635-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 06, 2017 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Sep 28, 2017 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 06, 2017 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Sep 06, 2017 | 10:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 07, 2017 | 2:36am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 09, 2017 | 4:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 28, 2017 | 12:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 28, 2017 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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