CDR Diaries NPRM

The National Association of Disability Examiners (NADE) applauds the efforts to review steps of the Continuing Disability Review (CDR) process.  NADE welcomes the opportunity to review and provide comment on the proposed changes to the Rules Regarding the Frequency and Notice of Continuing Disability Reviews. NADE is a professional association whose mission is to advance the art and science of … Read More

Social Security to Expand Field Office Hours Nationwide

Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 Allows Agency to Restore Some Service Hours LaVenia LaVelle, Press Officer for SSA Social Security announces as a result of Congress’ approval of the fiscal year 2015 budget, the agency will expand its hours nationwide and offices will be open to the public for an additional hour on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, effective March … Read More

Featured Speaker at the National Conference: Deputy Chief ALJ John Allen

In May 2012, Judge John Allen was appointed Deputy Chief Administrative Law Judge for the Social Security Administration (SSA). In that capacity, Judge Allen supports and shares oversight responsibility with the Chief Administrative Law Judge for SSA’s national hearing operation. Judge Allen was appointed Administrative Law Judge in April 2008 and initially assigned to the Columbus, Ohio hearing office. Thereafter, … Read More