AC Remands as a Percentage of all AC Dispositions

Longitudinal report detailing the numbers and percentages of Appeals Council (AC) remand actions issued in response to Requests for Review (RR) of hearing level decisions or dismissals during each of Fiscal Years 2010 – 2018 as compared to the total number of RR dispositions issued during those same years. Once review is granted, remand actions are those that the AC returns to the hearing office or national hearing center for further action.

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Fiscal Year AC Remands All AC RR Dispositions Percentage
FY 2010 22,215 102,062 21.77%
FY 2011 26,909 126,992 21.19%
FY 2012 30,906 166,020 18.62%
FY 2013 30,154 176,251 17.11%
FY 2014 23,263 162,280 14.34%
FY 2015 20,455 150,673 13.58%
FY 2016 (52 Weeks) * 18,567 154,402 12.03%
FY 2016 (53 Weeks) * 19,129 159,000 12.03%
FY 2017 16,731 160,776 10.41%
FY 2018 18,444 155,959 11.83%
* For FY 2016, each of the individual reports have a listing for the normal 52 week fiscal year that ended on 9/23/2016 and a second listing to include the extra 53rd week covering the period from 9/24/2016 – 9/30/2016. Most fiscal years have just 52 weeks, however, FY 2016 had 53 weeks, which is an anomaly that occurs every five or six years.

 

 

Disclaimer: These data are being made publicly available for research purposes. Any findings and conclusions derived from analyses of these data are attributable to the researcher(s) and do not reflect those of the Social Security Administration.