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Chairman Dave Camp

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Chairman Johnson Announces the Third in a Hearing Series on Securing the Future of the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

Mar 20, 2012

Focus of the Hearing:
The hearing will focus on how disability insurance eligibility decisions are made, including the definition of disability and the Federal-State relationship.  


Hearing Advisory:

Chairman Johnson Announces the Third in a Hearing Series on Securing  the Future of the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

Witness List:

PANEL 1:

The Honorable Michael J. Astrue
Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Testimony


PANEL 2:

Trudy Lyon-Hart
Director, Office of Disability Determination Services, Vermont Agency of Human Services, on behalf of the National Council of Disability Determination Directors
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Lisa D. Ekman
Senior Policy Advisor, Health & Disability Advocates on behalf of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Social Security Task Force
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Dan Bertoni
Director, Education, Workforce, and Income Security Issues, U.S. Government Accountability Office
Testimony

Leighton Chan, M.D.
Chief, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, National Institutes of Health
Testimony

Nicole Maestas, Ph.D.
Senior Economist, RAND Corporation
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Transcripts

Chairman Johnson's Opening Statement