The 2009 Social Security Budget and Case Processing Times | Lakeland Social Security Disability Lawyer

The Social Security Administration has submitted its proposed 2009 budget to Congress. If the request is fully funded it is anticipated that:

The processing time for Social Security disability claims in 2008 has been 535 days. With the appropriations recommended, the processing time would decrease to 506 days in 2009.

The processing time for Social Security disability claims in 2008 has been 535 days. With the appropriations recommended, the processing time would decrease to 506 days in 2009.

  1. The processing time for Social Security disability claims in 2008 has been 535 days.  With the appropriations recommended, the processing time would decrease to 506 days in 2009.
  2. The number of pending cases before administrative law judge in 2008 is 752,000. With the recommended appropriations, the cases at hearing level would drop to 683,000 in 2009.

It is hoped the Congress will appropriate sufficient funds to help reduce the significant delay in processing claims and having a hearing in front of an administrative law judge.

Contact Cavey and Barrett for Social Security Disability Claims assistance.

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