Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
Disability Determination Services

Year In Review
October 1, 2010 - September 30, 2011

SSI/DI Claims Processed by Disability Determination Services

  • Total Receipt of Cases: 83,372
  • Total Disposition of Cases: 86,726
  • Initial Claims Filed: 52,366
  • Initial Claims Disposed: 56,035
  • % Allowed: 41.9%
  • CDR Receipts: 8,691
  • CDR Dispositions: 7,906

Purchased Services

  • Consultative Examinations Purchased: 24,453
  • Consultative Examination Rate: 28.2%
  • Medical Evidence of Record Purchased: 76,784
  • Medical Evidence of Record Rate: 88.5%
  • Total Medical Costs: $4,263,547

Massachusetts SSI/SSDI Summary

  • Total MA Population: 6.55M
  • MA SSI Recipients, 2010:192,998
  • MA SSDI Recipients, 2010: 214,176
  • Annual SSDI Benefits Paid: $2.83B
  • Annual SSI Benefits Paid: $1.21B

 

Facts at a Glance

"The goal of our services is to promote dignity through employment and community living, one person at a time. We hope that all citizens with disabilities in Massachusetts will have the opportunity to contribute as a productive member of their community and family as a result of services provided by the MRC."
Charles Carr, Commissioner

  • Total Budget : $45,108,734
  • Cost Per Case: $520.13
  • Total Disposition of SSI/DI Cases: 86,726
  • Accuracy of Initial Decisions: 97%
  • Federal Accuracy of Decision Standard: 90%

Previous Years

2010 Year In Review rtf format of DDS Facts 2010
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October 1, 2009 - September 30, 2010

2009 Year In Review rtf format of dds-facts-2009.rtf
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October 1, 2008 - September 30, 2009


This information is provided by the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.

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