S.1922 - Improving the Quality of Disability Decisions Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT] (Introduced 08/04/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||08/04/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6297-6299) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1922 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/04/2015)
Improving the Quality of Disability Decisions Act of 2015
This bill amends titles II (Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) and XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act to direct the Social Security Administration (SSA) to conduct pre-effectuation and post-effectuation quality reviews of hearing dispositions with respect to decisions in connection with applications for OASDI or SSI benefits, in a sufficient number to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and other guidance.
SSA shall report annually Congress on: (1) the total number of cases selected for quality review, (2) the number in which a decision is remanded, and (3) the number in which a decision is modified or reversed.