SOCIAL SECURITY ACRONYMS - OFFICIAL

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by cerise, Feb 11, 2006.

  1. cerise

    cerise New Member

    Thought this might be of some help with much of our discussion involves Social Security Disability. (All those "S" can get confusing!)

    SSA - Social Security Administration
    SSN - Social Security Number

    SSDC - SSDI (Title II) and SSI (Title XVI) concurrent claim

    SSDI - Social Security Disability Insurance (Title II CLAIMS)
    DIB - Disability Insurance Benefits (Title II BENEFITS)

    SSI - Supplemental Security Income (Title XVI CLAIMS)
    SSID - SSI Disability

    SDI - State Disability Insurance
    SSP - State Supplementary Payments (optional State SSI add-on)

    DDS - Disability Determination Service (State agency handling your initial SSDI/SSI claim)

    ALJ - Administrative Law Judge
    AC - Appeals Council
    OHA - Office of Hearings and Appeals
    HALLEX - OHA Policy Manual
    POMS - SSA Claims Manual
    SSR - Social Security Ruling

    AOD - Alleged Onset Date (Disability)
    CE - Consulative Examination or Examiner
    EOD - Established Onset Disability (Date)
    FBR - Federal Benefit Rate - Title XVI
    MER - Medical Evidence of Record
    MRFC - Mental RFC
    MSS - Medical Source Statement
    PRW - Past Relevant Work
    RFC - Residual Funcitonal Capacity
    RH - Request for Hearing
    RFR - Request for Reconsideration
    SGA - Substantial Gainful Activity
    VE - Vocational Expert


  2. lovethesun

    lovethesun New Member