The Back Log In Social Security Hearings Gets Worse!
Did you know that as of August of 2015, the national average and processing time for a Social Security disability application through the date of hearing was 517 days. Over the last 7 years there has been an attempt to reduce the delay but, unfortunately, things have gotten worse. What Are The Reasons For The Social Security Back Log? The reasons for delay are, in part, because the number of decisions made by Administrative Law Judges has decreased over the last 5 years because of an increase emphasis on “decisional quality”. The Social Security Administration has found “more quality issues” related to favorable decisions...Continue reading