Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Regulating Health Care
Lecture:Branches of Government and the Configuration of the U.S. Judicial System
Slide content:Administrative Hearing Example Social Security Administration (SSA) Hearing officers Social Security Appeals Council Decisions of the SSA appeals board can be further appealed to the U.S. District Court 21
Slide notes:An example of an administrative hearing process can be seen in the Social Security Administration, or SSA. If someone is denied benefits, he or she can request a hearing from an SSA officer. If the hearing officer still denies benefits, the person can request a review by the Social Security Appeals Council. If the applicant is dissatisfied with the Appeals Council s decision, he or she may file a case in the U.S. District Court. 21