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Continuing Disability Reviews, the Burden of Proof

Congratulations to Paul Eaglin, Esq who has been chosen to present at the NOSSCR Seattle Conference. Continuing Disability Reviews, the Burden of Proof Paul Eaglin, Esq. This is the latest of a series of NOSSCR sessions in recent years relating to CDRs.  It looks at the representative’s role at the agency level as well as advocacy in federal court litigation.  The focus strives to draw closer attention to the burden of proof upon the agency to prove the elements for CDR at each of the steps of the process.


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What Every Social Security Lawyer Should Know About Electronic Medical Records

Reducing Costs, What Every Social Security Lawyer Should Know About Electronic Medical Records If a firm relies on medical records in their cases, recent legislation can help. Indeed, medical records are the most important evidence in numerous types of claims, but their costs may be prohibitive to law firms and clients themselves.  This is where the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (“HITECH”) is so important for law firms and their clients; and a scary piece of legislation for health care providers or any agency they contract to maintain their medical records.  This legislation creates a serious…
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