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ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE (ALJ) AND ODAR STATS

12 Jul

To learn what percentage of claims a particular ALJ has recently denied or approved, go tohttp://www.socialsecurity.gov/appeals/DataSets/03_ALJ_Disposition_Data.pdf. Gene Doyle has created an Adobe (pdf) files that contain the prior years; data, retains the original column formatting and are text-searchable.   The document is available on the Online Resource Center as DAP #533.

How long will take for a hearing to be scheduled in a particular ODAR (Office of Disability Adjudication and Review?  SSA reports of the average processing time for each ODAR area available athttp://www.socialsecurity.gov/appeals/publicusefiles.html

 

SSA Updates ALJ Disposition Date 
It looks like the Social Security Administration (SSA) has already put 2010 behind. Advocates who were having trouble looking the ALJ disposition data, which had been SSA’s website, were surprised to discover it had disappeared. Read More

Regional Chief ALJ Responds to ALJ Misconduct Complaint 
Manhattan Legal Services (MLS) has filed a number of complaints about the misconduct of an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) in the Manhattan ODAR. Read More
ODAR Delays Continue to Shrink 
Recent editions of the Disability Law News have reported on ODAR (Office of Disability Adjudication and Review) average processing times from hearing request to decision. Statistics for the month ending December 25, 2009, are listed below. Read More
ODAR Delays Shrink? 
Recent editions of the Disability Law News have reported on ODAR (Office of Disability Adjudication and Review) average processing times from hearing request to decision. Read More
ODAR Delays Shifting 
The September 2009 edition of the Disability Law News reported on ODAR (Office of Disability Adjudication and Review) average processing times from hearing request to decision between May 2008 and May 2009 at some of your favorite ODARs. Read More
ODAR Delays Shrinking? 
Has anyone noticed that hearings are being scheduled more quickly these days? A comparison between average processing times published by Social Security for the month ending May 30, 2008, with the same period for 2009 shows an incremental improvement at a number of hearings sites.Read More
ALJs Share “Best Practices” 
The Fall Church Office of Adjudication and Review (ODAR) recently issued a “Message to Claimants’ Representatives” setting forth a list of “Best Practices for Representatives.” Read More
ODARs Going Electronic 
Don’t say we didn’t warn you! Remember back to the 2006 Partnership Conference when we told you about eDib and gave you a CD with Social Security’s new Electronic Folders (EF) format? Well, the time has come to start paying attention because New York’s Offices of Disability Adjudications and Review (ODAR) are going electronic. Read More
ODAR Removes CE from DDD Roster 
On January 23, 2006, Acting Regional Chief ALJ Robert Wright issued a Memorandum to Hearing Office staff in Region I and II regarding Mohammad Khattak, M.D. According to the memo, Dr. Khattak had been removed as a consultative examiner in July 2005. Read More
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