Annual Statistical Supplement, 2009

 

Program Provisions and SSA Administrative Data

SSA Administrative Data

Hearings and Appeals

Table 2.F8 Workload of SSA's Administrative Law Judges (ALJs), fiscal years 2006–2008
Item 2006 2007 2008
Number of ALJs 1,018 1,006 960
Average monthly hearing dispositions per ALJ 46 45 48 a
Average hearings pending per ALJ 644 702 643
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Office of Disability Adjudication and Review. Actual data from the Key Workload Indicator Report.
NOTE: Number of ALJs and average monthly hearing dispositions per ALJ based on ALJ availability; average hearings pending per ALJ based on ALJs on duty. Data exclude Regional Chief ALJs.
a. Excludes 24,575 Attorney Adjudicator decisions.
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 2007–2008
Program Hearing level receipts Hearing level dispositions End-of-year pending cases
2007 2008 2007 2008 2007 2008
Total 579,127 589,449 547,951 575,380 746,744 760,813
OASI 1,833 1,877 2,496 2,261 2,347 1,608
Disability
DI 209,015 203,429 189,091 199,989 252,468 246,562
SSI 148,590 156,415 143,728 147,349 199,030 205,337
DI and SSI 219,689 227,729 212,636 225,781 292,899 307,306
Medicare (Parts A and B and adversarial) 0 0 0 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 Case Processing and Management System and 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 2006–2008
Cases 2006 2007 2008
Beginning-of-year pending 42,815 44,032 53,163
Receipts 94,755 96,260 93,423
Dispositions 93,538 87,129 83,407
End-of-year pending 44,032 53,163 63,179
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Office of Disability Adjudication and Review. Actual data from the Appeals Review Processing System and Key Workload Indicator Report.
CONTACT: Steve Sapp (703) 605-8527 or supplement@ssa.gov.