Office of Disability Adjudication and Review Public Data Files Data Dictionary

Data Field Type, Length, Nullability English Translation Data Dictionary Definition Values ARPS MI or CPMS MI
Table Source
Category Report
AC_GRANT
_REVIEW
INTEGER NOT NULL Appeals Council Grant Review Actions AC actions taken on RRs categorized as grant review actions. Grant review actions include remand orders and new decisions issued by the AC. COUNT FPAR, FPDSAR COUNT AC Grant Review Actions as a Percentage of all AC Dispositions
AC_REMANDS INTEGER NOT NULL Appeals Council Remands AC actions taken on RRs categorized as remand orders sent back to the hearing level for further action. COUNT FPAR, FPDSAR COUNT AC Remands as a Percentage of All AC Dispositions
ADJ_RCVD_CNT INTEGER NOT NULL Received Count The number of adjusted receipts during the respective summary period. COUNT FPAR, FPALT, FPASDOH COUNT AC Requests for Review; NCC and Court Remands; Hearing Office Workload Data
ALL_AC_RR_
DISPOSITIONS
INTEGER NOT NULL All Appeals Council Request for Review Dispositions The total of all types of dispositions issued by the AC on requests for review of hearing level actions. COUNT FPAR, FPDSAR COUNT AC Grant Review Actions as a Percentage of all AC Dispositions and AC Remands as a Percentage of All AC Dispositions
ALJ_NM25 CHAR(25) NOT NULL Administrative Law Judge Name The name of the Administrative Law Judge.   MALJDOH   ALJ Disposition Data
APPEALABLE
_AC_RR_
DISPOSITIONS
INTEGER NOT NULL Appealable Appeals Council Request for Review Dispositions AC RR dispositions issued and considered appealable to federal court. For this report, appealable AC RR dispositions include denials of the RR and partially favorable or unfavorable AC decisions. COUNT FPAR, FPALT COUNT Appeals to Court as a Percentage of Appealable AC Dispositions
APPEALABLE
_HO_
DISPOSITIONS
INTEGER NOT NULL Appealable Hearing Level Dispositions For this report, unfavorable decisions, partially favorable decisions and dismissals issued at the hearing level are considered appealable. COUNT FPAR, MALJDOH COUNT Appeals to the AC as a Percentage of Appealable Hearing Level Dispositions
COURT_
REMANDS
INTEGER NOT NULL Court Remands Cases returned by federal courts to the Social Security Administration for further action. COUNT FPALT COUNT Court Remands as a Percentage of New Court Cases Filed
DCN_CNT INTEGER NOT NULL Decision Count The number of decision dispositions issued during the reporting period (i.e., the sum of the Fully Favorable, Partially Favorable, and Unfavorable decisions with a Disposition Date within the reporting period). COUNT FPASDOH COUNT ALJ Disposition Data
DLY_DSPN_
ALJ_ACNT
DECIMAL (5, 2)NOT NULL Daily Disposition Administrative Law Judge Average Count The average number of dispositions released per day per available Administrative Law Judge during the reporting period. AVERAGE COUNT FPASDOH AVERAGE COUNT Hearing Office Dispositions Per ALJ Per Day Rate Ranking Report
DSPN_AVGPT SMALLINT NOT NULL Disposition Average Processing Time For all dispositions in a report period, the average number of calendar days from the Hearing Request Date to the Disposition Date. AVERAGE PROCESS-
ING TIME
FPASDOH AVERAGE PROCESS-
ING TIME
Hearing Office Workload Data, Hearing Office Average Processing Time Ranking Report
DSPN_CNT INTEGER NOT NULL Disposition Count The number of actions completed during the reporting period. COUNT FPAR, FPALT, FPASDOH COUNT AC Requests for Review; NCC and Court Remands; Hearing Office Workload Data
EFCASES INTEGER NOT NULL Electronic Cases Count The number of electronic format cases pending at the end of the respective summary period. COUNT FPASEF COUNT Pending by Format
EF_PERCENT
_CASES
DECIMAL NOT NULL Percent of Electronic Cases The percentage of electronic format cases pending at the end of the respective summary period as compared to all cases pending. SUM CALCULATED FIELD COUNT Pending by Format
FFVRBL_DCN
_CNT
INTEGER NOT NULL Fully Favorable Decision Count The number of fully favorable decisions issued during the reporting period. For Concurrent Split decisions, this count includes Title 16 decisions that meet the same criteria. COUNT MALJDOH COUNT ALJ Disposition Data
FISCALYEAR DATE NOT NULL Fiscal Year Name The name of fiscal year that the data represents. All counts shown are as of the end of the named fiscal year. DATE CALCULATED FIELD DATE All reports in the Annual category.
HO_CODE CHAR(4) NOT NULL Hearing Site Unique Identifier The unique system-generated identifier of a given Hearing Office. UNIQUE IDENTIFIER   UNIQUE IDENTIFIER Average Wait Time Until Hearing Held Report
HO_TIMES INTEGER NOT NULL Hearing Office Time in Months The number days from the hearing request date to the hearing held date divided by 30. SUM CALCULATED FIELD COUNT Average Wait Time Until Hearing Held Report
HRG_HLD_CNT INTEGER NOT NULL Hearing Held Count The total number of hearings held during the reporting period. COUNT FPASDOH COUNT Hearings Held In-Person or Via Video Conferencing
HEARINGS_HELD INTEGER NOT NULL Hearings Held In-Person The number of hearings held without video teleconferencing equipment. COUNT MVIDHEAR COUNT Hearings Held In-Person or Via Video Conferencing
NEW_COURT_
CASES_FILED
INTEGER NOT NULL New Court Cases Filed Receipts by the AC of new court actions filed with the federal courts after an appealable AC disposition is issued. COUNT FPALT, FPDSAR COUNT Appeals to Court as a Percentage of Appealable AC Dispositions and Court Remands as a Percentage of New Court Cases Filed
OFFICE CHAR(25) NOT NULL Office Name The owning hearing office of the case.   HROFFICE   Hearing Office Workload Data, ALJ Disposition Data, Hearings Held In-Person or Via Video Conferencing, Average Wait Time Until Hearing Held Report
OWN_MOTION
_REVIEW
INTEGER NOT NULL Own Motion Review Cases where the AC decides to review an un-appealed favorable hearing decision becaused it is not supported by substantial evidence, contains an error of law or there appears to be an abuse of discretion. COUNT PACAR COUNT AC Own Motion Review Taken as a Percentage of Randomly Sampled Cases
PAPERCASES INTEGER NOT NULL Paper Cases Count The number of paper format cases pending at the end of the respective summary period. COUNT FPASEF, FPASDOH COUNT Pending by Format
PAPER_PERCENT
_CASES
DECIMAL NOT NULL Percent of Paper Cases The percentage of paper format cases pending at the end of the respective summary period as compared to all cases pending. SUM CALCULATED FIELD COUNT Pending by Format
PEND_END_CNT INTEGER NOT NULL Pending End Count The number of cases pending (i.e., in a status other than "CLSD") at the end of the reporting period. COUNT FPAR, FPALT, FPASDOH COUNT AC Requests for Review; NCC and Court Remands; Hearing Office Workload Data
PERCENTAGE DECIMAL NOT NULL Percentage The percentage of the top number as compared to the bottom number under each fiscal year. SUM CALCULATED FIELD COUNT All reports in the Annual category.
PERCENTALL DECIMAL NOT NULL Percentage of All The percentage of the cited remand reason compared to the total of all remand reasons during the fiscal year. SUM CALCULATED FIELD COUNT Top 10 Remand Reasons Cited by the AC on Remands of RRs or Own Motion Reviews and Top 10 Remand Reasons Cited by the Court on Remands to SSA
PFVRBL_DCN
_CNT
INTEGER NOT NULL Partially Favorable Decision Count The number of partially favorable decisions issued during the reporting period. For Concurrent Split decisions, this count includes Title 16 decisions that meet the same criteria. COUNT MALJDOH COUNT ALJ Disposition Data
RANK INTEGER NOT NULL Rank The rank of the office among the other hearing offices.       Hearing Office Dispositions Per ALJ Per Day Rate Ranking Report, Hearing Office Average Processing Time Ranking Report
REGION CHAR(3) NOT NULL Regional Office Identification The owning ODAR Region name or number. UNIQUE IDENTIFIER FPASDOH UNIQUE IDENTIFIER Pending by Format
REMAND_
REASON
CHAR (MULTIPLE) NOT NULL Remand Reason A reason for returning or remanding the case to either the HO or SSA. UNIQUE REASON PACAR, RMDRSN UNIQUE REASON Top 10 Remand Reasons Cited by the AC on Remands of RRs or Own Motion Reviews and Top 10 Remand Reasons Cited by the Court on Remands to SSA
RONUM CHAR(2) NOT NULL Regional Office Number The Region for which the information is reported.   FPASDOH   Hearing Office Dispositions Per ALJ Per Day Rate Ranking Report, Hearing Office Average Processing Time Ranking Report
RPTG_PRD
_ENDT
DATE NOT NULL Reporting Period End Date The name of the month or quarter or the date of the last day in the respective reporting period. DATE FPAR, FPALT, FPASDOH DATE AC Requests for Review; NCC and Court Remands; Hearing Office Workload Data; ALJ Disposition Data; Hearing Office Dispositions Per ALJ Per Day Ranking Report; Hearing Office Average Processing Time Ranking Report; Hearings Held In-Person or Via Video Conferencing; Pending by Format
RR_RECEIPTS INTEGER NOT NULL Requests for Review Received Requests for review of hearing level dispositions received. COUNT FPAR, MALJDOH COUNT Appeals to the AC as a Percentage of Appealable Hearing Level Dispositions
SAMPLED
_CASES
INTEGER NOT NULL Sampled Cases Hearing decisions randomly and systematically selected without consideration of any identifying factors other than the decision was favorable. COUNT PACAR COUNT AC Own Motion Review Taken as a Percentage of Randomly Sampled Cases
SITE_CODE CHAR(3) NOT NULL Hearing Site Office Code The site code of the Hearing Office. UNIQUE IDENTIFIER   UNIQUE IDENTIFIER Average Wait Time Until Hearing Held Report
TOTAL_ALJ_
DISPOSITIONS_ ACROSS_ALL_
OFFICES
INTEGER NOT NULL Total Administrative Law Judge Dispositions across all hearing offices The sum of an Administrative Law Judge’s dispositions while working in any hearing office. This number will differ from that shown in the Disposition column when the Administrative Law Judge issued dispositions in multiple offices during the reporting period. COUNT FPASDOH COUNT ALJ Disposition Data
TOTALCASES INTEGER NOT NULL Total Cases Count The number of all cases pending at the end of the respective summary period. COUNT FPASDOH COUNT Pending by Format
TOTAW INTEGER NOT NULL Total Awards Total Awards equals the sum of the fully favorable and partially favorable decision counts. SUM CALCULATED FIELD COUNT ALJ Disposition Data
UFDCN_CNT INTEGER NOT NULL Unfavorable Decision Count The number of unfavorable decisions issued during the reporting period. COUNT MALJDOH COUNT ALJ Disposition Data
VIDEO_
HEARINGS
INTEGER NOT NULL Video Teleconference Hearing Held Count The number of video teleconference hearings held during the reporting period. COUNT MVIDYEAR COUNT Hearings Held In-Person or Via Video Conferencing
WRKDAYS SMALLINT NOT NULL Work Days The number of the work days in the reporting period.   FPASDOH COUNT Hearing Office Dispositions Per ALJ Per Day Rate Ranking Report, Hearing Office Average Processing Time Ranking Report