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

Senate Finance Committee Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy

Statement of the National Association of of Disability Examiners to the Senate Finance Committee Subcommittee on Social Security and Family Policy by Debi Gardiner, NADE President July 7, 1998 CHAIRMAN CHAFEE AND MEMBERS OF the Subcommittee, thank you for providing NADE this opportunity to present testimony. The problems being addressed at this hearing are important to our members. The solutions … Read More

Hearing on Management of the Disability Caseload

STATEMENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DISABILITY EXAMINERS TO THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS SUBCOMMITTEE ON SOCIAL SECURITY AND SUBCOMMITTEE ON HUMAN RESOURCES HEARING ON MANAGEMENT OF THE DISABILITY CASELOAD by Terri Spurgeon, President On behalf of the members of the National Association of Disability Examiners (NADE), thank you for this opportunity to comment on the Social Security … Read More