Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Hearing stage processing times
I have made the new page which shows the average time it takes for each ODAR or hearing office to process a claim. The
page can be found in the navigation bar towards the bottom. I hope this information is useful in preparing anyone who
is at this stage for the long amount of time it takes to get a decision. Use the time to learn as much as you can about
the Social Security Disability hearing process so that when you are finally finished you have a favorable result.
8:03 pm edt
Monday, August 20, 2007
Number of cases continues to grow.
The amount of pending cases as of July 2007 was 749,224. This is the highest ever and processing time is now about 528
days nationally at hearing. I will be posting the processing time for each hearing office on a separate page in a few
days. But this means that you can expect even longer waits in Social Security Disability claims. I will also be
making a page on allowance rates at application and reconsideration for each state. Even though this information ca
be discouraging I believe it is also important that anyone trying to get disability benefits have access to this information.
Keep checking back the information will be posted soon. This information is availble for NY and NJ on those pages now.
6:44 pm edt
Wednesday, August 15, 2007
Wait times for SSDI and SSI claims
One of the most frequently asked question is how long will my Social Security Disability claim take. Although each case
is different I have recently got a hold of the statistics for how long cases are taking until they reach a conclusion.
I will soon have a page finished that will show how long the wait is for all the different regions of the country. I
plan to have the wait times for the various stages in the process. I feel this page will be a great resource for those
looking for some sort of time line on their case. Look for it over the next couple of weeks.
9:04 pm edt