(This is the sixth post in this series about the independence of administrative law judge who will preside over your Social Security disability appeal.) In our previous posts on this subject, we discussed how the Social Security Administration’s targeting of administrative law judges it feltwere approving too many disability claims is against the law. Congressman…

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The Social Security Administration has issued a news release stating as follows: Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 Allows Agency to Restore Some Service Hours Social Security announces as a result of Congress’ approval of the fiscal year 2015 budget, the agency will expand its hours nationwide and offices will be open to the public for…

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A consultative examination is a physical or mental examination or test purchased for you by Social Security at its expense from a medical doctor, psychologist or a pediatrician when appropriate. The decision to purchase a consultative examination is made on an individual case basis by Social Security when it feels the evidence as a whole…

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(This is the fifth post in this series about the independence of administrative law judge who will preside over your Social Security disability appeal.) In our previous posts on this subject, we discussed how the Social Security Administration’s targeting of administrative law judges it decided were approving too many disability claims is against the law.…

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In a December 30 post, we noted that we had recently sent a letter to Glenn E. Sklar, Deputy Commissioner Disability Adjudication and Review of the Social Security Administration to express our concern about increasing scheduling problems for Social Security disability appeals in the Norfolk Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR), where claimants are…

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