Annual Statistical Supplement, 2005

 

SSA Hearings and Appeals

Table 2.F8 Workload of SSA's Administrative Law Judges (ALJs), fiscal years 2003–2005
Item 2003 2004 2005
Number of ALJs 975 944 980
Average monthly hearing dispositions per ALJ 49 50 51
Average hearings pending per ALJ 581 607 589
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.
CONTACT: Beverly Nateghi (703) 605-8788.
Table 2.F9 Number of hearing receipts, dispositions, and end-of-year pending cases, fiscal years 2004–2005
Program Hearing receipts Hearing dispositions End-of-year pending cases
2004 2005 2004 2005 2004 2005
Total 634,175 649,200 561,461 599,875 664,276 713,601
OASI 2,480 3,236 2,350 3,113 3,332 3,484
Disability
DI 214,335 225,753 183,816 208,636 225,571 248,953
SSI 155,994 169,697 142,761 137,113 181,375 211,814
DI and SSI 203,802 204,314 168,452 176,138 225,323 249,350
Medicare (Parts A and B and adversarial) 57,564 46,200 64,082 74,875 28,675 0
Black Lung 0 0 0 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.
CONTACT: Beverly Nateghi (703) 605-8788.
Table 2.F11 Number of SSA Appeals Council cases, fiscal years 2003–2005
Cases 2003 2004 2005
Beginning-of-year pending 59,781 51,072 45,911
Receipts 92,047 92,540 101,859
Dispositions 100,750 97,701 101,859
End-of-year pending 51,078 45,911 45,911
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.
CONTACT: Beverly Nateghi (703) 605-8788.