New Medical Criteria for Evaluating Language and Speech Disorders

Docket ID: SSA-2006-0179
Agency: Social Security Administration (SSA)

We are proposing new rules for evaluating language and speech disorders by adding a new body system to the Listing of Impairments in appendix 1 to subpart P of part 404 of our regulations. These new rules would apply to adults and children who apply for, or receive, disability benefits under titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act.

RIN: 0960-AG21
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 20 CFR 404.1500, app 1
Priority: Other Significant
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Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-term Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 U.S.C. 402, 42 U.S.C. 405(a), 42 U.S.C. 405(b), 42 U.S.C. 405(d) to 405(h), 42 U.S.C. 416(i), 42 U.S.C. 421(a), 42 U.S.C. 421(i), 42 U.S.C. 423, 42 U.S.C. 902(a)(5), 42 U.S.C. 1381a, 42 U.S.C. 1382c, 42 U.S.C. 1383, 42 U.S.C. 1383b
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Undetermined
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
ANPRM04/13/200570 FR 19351
ANPRM Comment Period End06/13/2005
Second ANPRM02/06/201277 FR 5734
Second ANPRM Comment Period End04/06/2012
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Apr 06, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 02/06/2012
ID: SSA-2006-0179-0021
Comment Period Closed
Jun 13, 2005 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
ID: SSA-2006-0179-0001

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
ID: SSA-2006-0179-0003
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
ID: SSA-2006-0179-0002


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Cheryl A Williams
410 965-1020
Office of Medical Policy, 6401 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21235-6401
Paige Delenick
Social Insurance Specialist
410 597-0730
Office of Medical Policy, 6401 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21235-6401
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