Occupational and Medical-Vocational Claims Review Study Mark Trapani , Analyst Deborah Harkin, Social Insurance Specialist Office of Program Development and Research Preliminary Results as of August 30, 2010. Purpose.
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Mark Trapani, Analyst
Deborah Harkin, Social Insurance Specialist
Office of Program Development and Research
Preliminary Resultsas ofAugust 30, 2010
What occupations are most commonly cited by disability claimants as work that they have performed in the past (i.e., Past Relevant Work)?
What occupations are most commonly identified by DDSs and ALJs in step five denials as work in the national economy that a claimant may perform?
What functional limitations of claimants are most commonly identified by DDSs and ALJs?
Which Medical-Vocational rules are most commonly cited by DDSs and ALJs as a basis for allowing or denying benefits?
Key elements of data collection: