Social Security Administration September 26, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Revised Medical Criteria for Evaluating Mental Disorders
Document Number: 2016-22908
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-09-26
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are revising the criteria in the Listing of Impairments (listings) that we use to evaluate claims involving mental disorders in adults and children under titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act (Act). The revisions reflect our program experience, advances in medical knowledge, recommendations from a commissioned report, and public comments we received in response to a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM).