Funding Needed to Solve Backlogs

The Federal Times discusses the long-term mpact of the backlogs:

“Although there are backlogs in many Social Security Administration workloads, the backlogs in disability claims have most captured the attention of the print media. At the hearings level in the disability appeals process, there are nearly three-quarters of a million cases pending. This number represents an increase of more than 135 percent since the beginning of the decade. It is now taking, on average, 523 days for a hearing decision…”
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