Social Security Disability New Rules of Acceptable Medical Evidence

Social Security Disability new rules of acceptable medical evidence

The Social Security Disability new rules of acceptable medical evidence. However, the revisions includes defining the several key terms related to evidence. Social Security Disability will consider the new rules for acceptable medical sources (AMS) will review medical opinions prior to administrative medical findings. The new rules are about psychological consultants, and medical consultants (MC) treating sources can be reorganized as evidence regulations for ease of use.
These revisions rules to the requirement of the Bipartisan Budget Act 2015 (BBA). That reflect the changes in the national healthcare workforce in the manner of individuals receive medical care. It is in the need for objective medical evidence in disability and blindness claims. This will simplify the rules to make it easier to understand how to apply and allow Social Security Disability to make accurate and consistent disability determination decisions.

March 20, 2017

Acceptable Medical Sources

The Social Security Disability new rules of acceptable medical evidence list. The list of acceptable medical sources has expanded.  To include a licensed optometrist, physician assistants (PAs), advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), and licensed audiologists. Although this change is welcomed by many representatives. Yet others may argue that a licensed clinic social workers added to the list of accepted medical sources. For the reason of many clients rely on social workers to provide mental health treatment.

No Treating Physician Rule

Another troubling development that claimants’ representative’s experienced.  Is the public comment period is to eliminate the treating physician rule?  As mentioned before, opinions of a claimant’s treating physicians give medical evidence. However, is controlled and compare to non-treating medical sources.

Social Security Disability New Rules of Acceptable Medical Evidence

The new rule allows Administrative Law Judges (ALJ) more compliance to weigh in on the evidence as see fit. However, starting with claims filed on or after March 27, 2017.  Will not have to be controlled assessment to any one class providers. But, ALJ’s are to review medical evidence based on “influence” and “reliable.” With more medical evidence of record.

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