Today, interim CEO David Camp will testify before the House Ways and Means Committee on behalf of our members and your clients. He’ll give vivid examples of the tragic physical and emotional tolls that SSA’s inefficient processes take on real people – especially those who are eligible for compassionate allowance. David will also outline commonsense, no-cost changes to the application process that could improve access to these essential benefits for the people who need them – including disabled, homeless, and terminally ill applicants.
The hearing, called One Million Claims and Growing: Improving Social Security’s Disability Adjudication Process, is set to begin at 9 a.m. in the Rayburn Building. It will be webcast at https://waysandmeans.house.gov.
Our recommended administrative changes include:
A huge thanks to our members, who have advocated tirelessly for your clients and shared thoughtful, detailed feedback on their experiences. The testimony today will bring broader public awareness to this critical issue and serve as a major step toward systemic change.
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