Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

 

SSA Hearings and Appeals

Table 2.F8 Workload of SSA's Administrative Law Judges (ALJs), fiscal years 2002–2004
Item 2002 2003 2004 a
Number of ALJs 969 975 944
Average monthly hearing dispositions per ALJ 45 49 52
Average hearings pending per ALJ 470 581 682
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Office of Hearings and Appeals. Actual data from the Key Workload Indicator Report. Estimated data from the Government Performance and Results Act, Annual Performance Plan.
NOTE: Data based on Administrative Law Judges' availability during fiscal year 2002; data excludes Regional Chief ALJs.
a. Estimated data.
CONTACT: Beverly Nateghi (703) 605-8788.
Table 2.F9 Number of hearing receipts, dispositions, and end-of-year pending cases, fiscal years 2003–2004
Program Hearing receipts Hearing dispositions End-of-year pending cases
2003 2004 a 2003 2004 a 2003 2004 a
Total 662,733 640,308 571,928 588,300 591,562 643,570
OASI 3,097 3,237 2,717 3,236 3,231 3,350
Disability
DI 226,881 210,821 183,640 203,529 201,317 215,763
SSI 165,896 172,437 149,715 167,360 165,997 168,572
DI and SSI 191,365 181,813 157,849 164,175 185,824 198,692
Medicare (Parts A and B and adversarial) 75,493 72,000 78,005 50,000 35,193 57,193
Black Lung 1 0 2 0 0 0
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Office of Hearings and Appeals. Actual data from the Key Workload Indicator Report. Estimated data from the Government Performance and Results Act, Annual Performance Plan.
a. Estimated data.
CONTACT: Beverly Nateghi (703) 605-8788.
Table 2.F11 Number of SSA Appeals Council cases, fiscal years 2002–2004
Cases 2002 2003 2004 a
Beginning-of-year pending 92,185 59,781 51,078
Receipts 83,063 92,047 97,925
Dispositions 115,467 100,750 96,949
End-of-year pending 59,781 51,078 52,054
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Office of Hearings and Appeals. Actual data from the Key Workload Indicator Report. Estimated data from the Government Performance and Results Act, Annual Performance Plan.
a. Estimated data.
CONTACT: Beverly Nateghi (703) 605-8788.