Social Security Administration February 4, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Revised Medical Criteria for Evaluating Congenital Disorders That Affect Multiple Body Systems
Document Number: 2013-02169
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-02-04
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are revising the criteria in the Listing of Impairments (listings) that we use to evaluate cases involving impairments that affect multiple body systems in adults and children under titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act (Act). The revisions reflect our program experience and address adjudicator questions we have received since we last comprehensively revised this body system in 2005. We do not expect any decisional differences due to the revisions in this body system.
Revised Medical Criteria for Evaluating Genitourinary Disorders
Document Number: 2013-02166
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-04
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We propose to revise the criteria in the Listing of Impairments (listings) that we use to evaluate claims involving genitourinary 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 methods of evaluating genitourinary disorders, and comments we received in response to an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM).
Revised Medical Criteria for Evaluating Respiratory System Disorders
Document Number: 2013-02165
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-02-04
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We propose to revise the criteria in the Listing of Impairments (listings) that we use to evaluate claims involving respiratory 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, and comments we received from medical experts and the public at an outreach policy conference and in response to an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM).