NADE has asked SSA to create a new exception to MIRS

November 26, 2001 Mr. Kenneth D. Nibali, Associate Commissioner Social Security Administration Office of Disability 560 Altmeyer Building 6401 Security Boulevard Baltimore, Maryland 21235 Dear Mr. Nibali: The National Association of Disability Examiners (NADE) would like to bring an issue to your attention. Members attending our recently concluded national training conference endorsed a resolution that calls upon the Social Security … Read More

NADE Position Paper Regarding Certification of Disability Examiners by SSA

Executive Summary Members of the National Association of Disability Examiners (NADE) have had an opportunity to carefully review the proposal from the Social Security Administration regarding the potential of providing certification of disability examiners in the DDSs. NADE has long advocated the concept of providing certification of disability examiners and has, in fact, done so for the past 25 years. … Read More

NADE Petitions for Elimination of the Five Month Waiting Period

Position Paper, submitted July 19, 1999 I have to wait five months to get my first check?!? I could be dead by then! This is a sad but often true statement from Title II disability claimants who learn that they must wait five full calendar months before they can begin receiving disability benefits. The fact that this waiting period is … Read More