Annual Statistical Supplement, 2010

 

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 2007–2009
Item 2007 2008 2009
Number of ALJs 1,006 960 1,057
Average monthly hearing dispositions per ALJ 45 48 a 49
Average hearings pending per ALJ 702 643 575
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: Joseph Darr (703) 605-8516 or supplement@ssa.gov.
Table 2.F9 Number of hearing level receipts, dispositions, and end-of-year pending cases, fiscal years 2008–2009
Program Hearing level receipts Hearing level dispositions End-of-year pending cases
2008 2009 2008 2009 2008 2009
Total 589,449 622,851 575,380 660,842 760,813 722,822
OASI 1,877 2,047 2,261 2,051 1,608 1,596
Disability
DI 203,429 193,020 199,989 228,225 246,562 210,470
SSI 156,415 173,210 147,349 168,887 205,337 209,318
DI and SSI 227,729 254,574 225,781 261,679 307,306 301,438
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: Joseph Darr (703) 605-8516 or supplement@ssa.gov.
Table 2.F11 Number of SSA Appeals Council cases, fiscal years 2007–2009
Cases 2007 2008 2009
Beginning-of-year pending 44,032 53,163 62,210
Receipts 96,260 92,454 a 106,965
Dispositions 87,129 83,407 89,066
End-of-year pending 53,163 62,210 a 80,040
SOURCES: Social Security Administration, Office of Disability Adjudication and Review. Actual data from the Appeals Review Processing System and Key Workload Indicator Report.
a. Revised.
CONTACT: Joseph Darr (703) 605-8516 or supplement@ssa.gov.