- DISABILITY CLAIM FAQ
According to statistics provided by the Social Security Administration (“SSA”), there has been a steep increase in the amount of time hearing offices take to process disability claims. It now takes about 450 days on average for a claimant to get a hearing, which is about 100 days longer compared to 2012.
An SSA audit from November stated that the hearing backlog is nearing a million cases. One cause is that the SSA changed the rules late last year to make it more difficult for attorney advisors to issue favorable decisions. The SSA seems to attribute the increasing delays to budgetary problems.Previous Next
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