COMMITTEE on WAYS and MEANS

Chairman Dave Camp

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

Jun 27, 2012

Focus of the Hearing:
The hearing will focus on the Social Security appeals process including its history, legal requirements, and the degree to which the current process provides fair, accurate, and consistent outcomes while balancing the needs of claimants and taxpayers. 


Hearing Advisory:
Chairman Johnson Announces the Fourth 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:

Ethel Zelenske
Director of Government Affairs, National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives, on behalf of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Social Security Task Force
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

The Honorable D. Randall Frye
President, Association of Administrative Law Judges
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Jeffrey Lubbers
Professor, American University Washington College of Law
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Richard J. Pierce, Jr.
Professor, The George Washington University Law School
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)


Chairman Johnson's Opening Statement

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