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Legislation and Hearings

Jim Allsup Testimony

Allsup CEO Jim Allsup, shown here on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., is recognized as an authority on disability-related Social Security and Medicare issues.  
 
As founder of the first non-attorney nationwide Social Security disability claims services company in the country nearly 30 years ago, Jim has a long history of interaction with Social Security Administration officials on a variety of policies and initiatives. His continuing goal is to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities, improve disability processes, encourage employers' efforts to support their workers, and provide needed solutions for improving fast, and fair access to Social Security Disability Insurance and Medicare. 
 
Jim was active in advocating for legislative clarification of the 1993 Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, which mandated Medicare pay primary over employers for non-working disabled employees. He also has testified before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives and their committees on these and other issues.



Allsup Testimony

5.30.12 – Jim Allsup Testimony submitted to the May 17 Hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance

12.16.11 – Jim Allsup Testimony submitted to the Dec. 2 Committee on Ways and Means Hearing Subcommittee on Social Security

5.11.10 – Jim Allsup Testimony submitted to the April 27th Committee on Ways and Means Hearing Subcommittee on Social Security

12.03.09 – Jim Allsup Testimony submitted to the Nov. 19th Committee on Ways and Means Hearing Subcommittee on Social Security

4.07.09 - Jim Allsup Testimony submitted to the March 24th Committee on Ways and Means Hearing

4.23.08 - Jim Allsup Testimony at the Committee on Ways and Means Hearing


Committee on Ways and Means

12.2.11 – Chairman Johnson Announces the First in a Hearing Series on Securing the Future of the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

9.23.11 - Chairman Johnson and Chairman Davis Announce Joint Hearing on Work Incentives in Social Security Disability Programs

7.8.11 - Chairman Johnson Announces Hearing on Social Security’s Finances

4.27.10 - Joint Hearing on the Social Security Disability Claims Backlogs

11.16.09 - Hearing on Clearing the Disability Claims Backlogs: The Social Security Administration’s Progress and New Challenges Arising From the Recession

5.19.09 - Hearing on the Social Security Administration’s Employment Support Programs for Disability Beneficiaries

9.16.08 - Hearing on the Performance of Social Security Administration Appeals Hearing Offices

5.6.08 - Hearing on Employment Eligibility Verification Systems and the Potential Impacts on SSA’s Ability to Serve Retirees, People with Disabilities, and Workers


U.S. Senate Committee on Finance

5.17.12 - The Social Security Administration: Is it Meeting its Responsibilities to Save Taxpayers Dollars and Serve the Public? – U.S. Senate Committee on Finance