Social Security Administration May 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-12671
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-27
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request and Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-12454
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-22
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Revised Medical Criteria for Evaluating Cancer (Malignant Neoplastic Diseases)
Document Number: 2015-11923
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-05-20
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are revising the criteria in parts A and B of the Listing of Impairments (listings) that we use to evaluate claims involving cancer (malignant neoplastic diseases) under titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act (Act). These revisions reflect our adjudicative experience, advances in medical knowledge, recommendations from medical experts we consulted, and public comments we received in response to a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM).
Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; Computer Matching Program (SSA/Office of Personnel Management (OPM)-Match Number 1307
Document Number: 2015-11895
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-18
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 OPM.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Request
Document Number: 2015-11052
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-08
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Request for Information on Early Intervention Strategies for Serving Individuals With Disabilities
Document Number: 2015-10993
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-07
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235), provided us with money under section 1110 of the Social Security Act to begin the design, development, and implementation of an early intervention demonstration to test innovative strategies aimed at helping people with disabilities remain in the workforce. The President's FY 2016 Budget requested additional funds to support a complete demonstration project. In order to inform the development of that demonstration, this request for information (RFI) seeks recommendations on targeted design features related to improving employment and earnings outcomes for people with disabilities, specifically individuals with mental impairments. The input we receive will inform and complement ongoing interagency deliberations about the best use of funds for an initial demonstration project relevant to future policy discussions for the Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs.