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FACTS Hearings were postponed in 8 – 9% of the cases in 2012 – 16. The hearing no-show rate for claimants in 2016 was 9%. No relationship has been found between hearing scheduling and no shows/postponements. It has been attributed to the transient nature of claimants and limited staffing for providing follow-up hearing reminders. In […]

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By Scott B. Elkind, Esq. As can always be expected with a poorly run governmental system which affects many people adversely, there will be Congressional hearings with blame laid at supposedly responsible parties and responses from the accused with their own set of finger pointing. Such was the case in the hearing held by the […]

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