SSA Mechanics Boot Camp

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

8:15 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.

Welcome & Announcements
Professor Roberta Flowers, Conference Chair and Director, Center for Excellence in Elder Law

8:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m.

How Does SSA Help and Hinder My Practice
Steven Hitchcock
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9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

Basic SSI Eligibility Requirements of Section 1917(d)(4)(A) and (C) Trusts
Amanda Flood
The SSI trust review business process requires evaluation of trusts that need a resource determination (such as new trusts or amended trust) in all initial claim and post eligibility events.  Regional Trust Leads and Trust Reviewers evaluate trusts to determine if they meet the SSI eligibility requirements of (d)(4)(A) and (C).  This session provides background information, describes the basic eligibility requirements, and provides applicable examples. 

10:20 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.

Break and Visit with Sponsors and Exhibitors

10:35 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.

Appealing Disability Denials - From Initial Applications to Federal Court
Lloyd King
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11:25 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

POMS Basics
Ken Brown
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12:15 p.m.