Social Security Administration March 27, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Revisions to Rules Regarding the Evaluation of Medical Evidence; Correction
Document Number: 2017-06023
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We published a document in the Federal Register on January 18, 2017, that revises our rules. That document inadvertently contained technical errors. This document amends and corrects the final rules.
Social Security Ruling (SSR) 17-2p: Titles II and XVI: Evidence Needed by Adjudicators at the Hearings and Appeals Council Levels of the Administrative Review Process To Make Findings About Medical Equivalence
Document Number: 2017-05959
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are providing notice of SSR 17-2p. This SSR provides guidance about how adjudicators at the hearings and Appeals Council (AC) levels of the administrative review process make findings about medical equivalence in disability claims under titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act.
Rescission of Social Security Rulings 96-2p, 96-5p, and 06-3p
Document Number: 2017-05958
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-27
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with 20 CFR 402.35(b)(1), the Acting Commissioner of Social Security gives notice of the rescission of Social Security Rulings (SSR) 96-2p, 96-5p, and 06-03p.