Annual Statistical Supplement, 2008

 

SSA Administrative Data

Hearings and Appeals

Table 2.F8 Workload of SSA's Administrative Law Judges (ALJs), fiscal years 2005–2007
Item 2005 2006 2007
Number of ALJs 986 1,018 1,006
Average monthly hearing dispositions per ALJ 51 46 45
Average hearings pending per ALJ 628 644 702
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Office of Disability Adjudication and Review. Actual data from the Key Workload Indicator Report.
NOTE: Data based on ALJ availability; data exclude Regional Chief ALJs; average hearings pending per ALJ based on ALJs on duty.
CONTACT: Steve Sapp (703) 605-8527 or supplement@ssa.gov.
Table 2.F9 Number of hearing level receipts, dispositions, and end-of-year pending cases, fiscal years 2006–2007
Program Hearing level receipts Hearing level dispositions End-of-year pending cases
2006 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007
Total 559,197 579,127 563,220 547,951 715,568 746,744
OASI 2,154 1,833 2,310 2,496 3,068 2,347
Disability
DI 204,590 209,015 198,094 189,091 242,253 252,468
SSI 143,107 148,590 148,374 143,728 195,737 199,030
DI and SSI 208,119 219,689 210,200 212,636 274,510 292,899
Medicare (Parts A and B and adversarial) 1,227 0 4,242 0 0 0
Black Lung 0 0 0 0 0 0
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Office of Disability Adjudication and Review. Actual data from the Key Workload Indicator Report.
CONTACT: Steve Sapp (703) 605-8527 or supplement@ssa.gov.
Table 2.F11 Number of SSA Appeals Council cases, fiscal years 2005–2007
Cases 2005 2006 2007
Beginning-of-year pending 45,911 42,815 44,032
Receipts 90,987 94,755 96,260
Dispositions 94,083 93,538 87,129
End-of-year pending 42,815 44,032 53,163
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Office of Disability Adjudication and Review. Actual data from the Key Workload Indicator Report.
CONTACT: Steve Sapp (703) 605-8527 or supplement@ssa.gov.