Improving the Social Security Disability Decision Process: by National Academy of Sciences

By National Academy of Sciences

Show description

Read Online or Download Improving the Social Security Disability Decision Process: Interim Report. PDF

Best public policy books

Learning From Comparative Public Policy: A Practical Guide

This textbook deals a clean method of the learn of comparative politics and public coverage. rather than focusing on why international locations fluctuate, studying From Comparative Public coverage explores how international locations can study from one another concerning the luck and failure of coverage tasks. With its idea and coaching concentration, the vigorous narrative analyzes the cultural and assets difficulties all for uploading rules, and the jobs of associations, regulators, imagine tanks and specialists.

Work Over Welfare: The Inside Story of the 1996 Welfare Reform Law

Paintings over Welfare tells the interior tale of the laws that ended

The Education Mayor: Improving America's Schools (American Governance and Public Policy)

In 2002, the No baby Left at the back of Act rocked America's colleges with new tasks for results-based responsibility. yet years sooner than NCLB used to be signed, a brand new stream was once already lower than method by way of mayors to take keep watch over of urban faculties from university forums and combine the administration of public schooling with the final governing of the town.

Foreign Policy for America in the Twenty-first Century: Alternative Perspectives

Because the disintegration of the Soviet Union, questions have arisen as to which direction the USA should still sail within the new foreign order. during this quantity, a number of the nation's most well known overseas coverage specialists current rigorously crafted and ambitious views of what America's worldwide function will be.

Extra resources for Improving the Social Security Disability Decision Process: Interim Report.

Example text

IOM Committee The IOM formed a committee to conduct the study. The 16 committee members are experts in clinical decision making, physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedic surgery, occupational medicine and nursing, psychiatry and psychology, pediatrics, public health, functional assessment, occupational rehabilitation, legal and economic aspects of disability, social security disability administration, claimant advocacy, and private disability insurance. The committee expects to issue its final report in 2006.

In the final report, the committee will analyze existing data and past research and identify research and experiments that SSA could sponsor to see what difference that different types and amounts of medical expertise make in decision outcomes. The committee also notes in this interim report that several other factors are important in improving decision making. These include fuller development of cases before the initial decision and a quality assurance system with incentives that balance the need for making the right decision with the need for making decisions as quickly as possible.

13 Other than 59 speech-language pathologists, no other specialty numbered more than 38 nationally. As a result, 29 DDSs had no MCs specializing in cardiology, 28 had no neurologists, and 25 had no orthopedic surgeons or orthopedic specialists. Ten DDSs had just one or two specialists other than the most prevalent five listed above. Another six only had three other kinds of specialists. Each of the 10 regions had at least one cardiologist, neurologist, and orthopedist among its DDSs, however, and nine had at least one of the 25 ophthalmologist MCs in the country.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.82 of 5 – based on 9 votes