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At the request of the Social Security Administration (SSA), the Office of the Chairman is studying state guardianship/conservatorship laws and court practices with an eye toward improved information sharing between SSA and state courts.  The study will conduct research on current state guardianship/conservatorship statutes nationwide, as well as survey state courts on their respective...

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) has engaged the Office of the Chairman to conduct an independent study reviewing and analyzing SSA’s laws, regulations, policies, and practices concerning evaluation of claimants’ symptoms in the adjudication of social security disability claims.  The Office of the Chairman will advise SSA on how to best articulate the scope of symptom evaluation in its...