Category Archives: Health

Will Social Security consider the years of schooling I have had or what my real edcuational ability is when determining what other work I can do?

I am currently working on a federal court case in which my client completed 8th grade but believes that she really only has an education at the 3rd or 4th grade level.  She claims that the teachers just passed her … Continue reading

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SSA Office of Inspector General issues Semiannual Report to Congress

Last week the Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) issued their Semiannual Report to Congress.  It summarizes their auditing activities within the last six months and provides statistics on their investigations. Does it seem like there are … Continue reading

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Social Security Administration fails to reduce initial claims backlog due to funding

In a report,   The Social Security Administration’s Progress in Reducing the Initial Disability Claims Backlog released on April 28, 2014, the Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) examined the Social Security Administration’s (“SSA”) efforts to reduce its initial disability … Continue reading

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