SSA’s final rules for evaluating endocrine disorders in children and adults

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The Social Security Administration published final rules for evaluating endocrine disorders in the Federal Register on April 8, 2011.  These are the rules that will be used to evaluate endocrine disorders in both adults and children who apply for, or receive, Social Security disability benefits or Supplemental Security Income payments based on disability. These rules will be effective on June 8, 2011, and will remain effective for 5 years, unless SSA revises and reissues them sooner or extends the effective date.  The electronic version of these final rules is available in the Federal Register, at:



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