Thursday, September 7, 2017

Ways and Means Hearing on Disability Backlogs

On September 6, the Social Security Subcommittee of he House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing titled

“Determining Eligibility for Disability Benefits: Challenges Facing the Social Security Administration.”

The hearing video is available at the Subcommittee’s webpage, while you can download the written testimony below.

Witness List

Bea Disman
Acting Chief of Staff, Social Security Administration

Kathryn Larin
Director of Education, Workforce, and Income Security Issues, Government Accountability Office

Elizabeth McLaren
Bureau Chief, Iowa Disability Determination Services on behalf of National Council of Disability Determination Directors

Marilyn Zahm
President, Association of Administrative Law Judges

Lisa Ekman
Director of Government Affairs, National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives on behalf of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Social Security Task Force

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