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SSA RIN: 0960-AI59 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: ●Removing the Waiting Period for Entitlement to Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits for Individuals With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) 
Abstract:

We are issuing the final rule in compliance with Public Law No 116-250 that eliminates the five-month waiting period for individuals with ALS who are approved for benefits on or after July 23, 2020.

 
Agency: Social Security Administration(SSA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 20 CFR 404.315   
Legal Authority: ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2019    Pub. L.116-250   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Final Action  01/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Mary Quatroche
Director
Social Security Administration
Office of Vocational, Evaluation, and Process Policy, 6401 Security Boulevard,
Baltimore, MD 21235-6401
Phone:410 966-4794
Email: mary.quatroche@ssa.gov