Social Security Administration December 16, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Ensuring Program Uniformity at the Hearing and Appeals Council Levels of the Administrative Review Process
Document Number: 2016-30103
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-16
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are revising our rules so that more of our procedures at the hearing and Appeals Council levels of our administrative review process are consistent nationwide. We anticipate that these nationally consistent procedures will enable us to administer our disability programs more efficiently and better serve the public.