Day 2 of NOSSCR saw multiple programs regarding testimony from David Travers at SSAConnect and Robert Angermeier. Lots of good tips on many of the pitfalls VE’s give us. Also took in the Children’s program and a program on RFC.
Other information passed along from the conference.
1 in 5 men and 1 of 7 women will die within 5 years of obtaining their disability benefits.
A number of factors have lead to the increase in number of people applying for disability. This includes
One other factor mentioned was the rise in the retirement age and the shifting of those between the ages of 65 to 70 (as the retirement age increases to 70) who previously would have joined the retirement rolls instead ending up on disability.