Social Security Administration April 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Revised Medical Criteria for Evaluating Neurological Disorders
Document Number: 2014-09480
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-28
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We propose to revise the criteria in the Listing of Impairments (listings) that we use to evaluate disability claims involving neurological disorders in adults and children under titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act (Act). The proposed revisions reflect our program experience; advances in medical knowledge, treatment, and methods of evaluating neurological disorders; comments we received from medical experts and the public at an outreach policy conference; and responses to an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM). On Monday, May 12, 2014 at 1:00 p.m., EDT, we will conduct an informational teleconference on certain proposed changes to the medical criteria for evaluating neurological disorders in the Listing of Impairments (listings). The teleconference is open to the public and will be strictly informational. Date and Time: The teleconference will take place on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 1:00 p.m., EDT. Teleconference: To join us by teleconference, dial phone number 1- 800-930-7709 and use passcode number 112683.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-09218
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-23
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-09095
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-22
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Elimination of the Social Security Administration's Letter Forwarding Service
Document Number: 2014-08808
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-17
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Letter Forwarding is a service we provided to the public since 1945. It is not a program related activity under the Social Security Act (Act). Therefore, we will stop the letter forwarding service.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-08606
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-16
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request
Document Number: 2014-08578
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-16
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program (SSA/Law Enforcement Agency (Source Jurisdiction))-Match Number 5001
Document Number: 2014-08424
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-15
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act, as amended, this notice announces a renewal of an existing computer matching program that we are currently conducting with the Source Jurisdiction.
Social Security Ruling, SSR 14-1p; Titles II and XVI: Evaluating Claims Involving Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
Document Number: 2014-07465
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-03
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are providing notice of SSR 14-1p. This SSR provides guidance on how we develop evidence to establish that a person has a medically determinable impairment of chronic fatigue syndrome and how we evaluate chronic fatigue syndrome in disability claims and continuing disability reviews under titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act.