Statutory Benefit Continuation During the Appeals Process for Medical Cessations

Date: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Report Number: 
A-07-17-50127
Report Type: 
Audit Report
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We issued this report to evaluate the financial impact on the Disability Insurance (DI) Trust Fund and the General Fund of the U.S. Treasury when individuals continued receiving benefit payments during appeals of medical cessation determinations that administrative law judges (ALJ) upheld.