Social Security Disability Acronyms

Social Security Disability Acronyms
By Kimberly BishopMay 18, 2013

I use Social Security Disability acronyms so frequently that I forget that most people do not know what they mean. Here is a short list:



ALJ Administration Law Judge
AOD Alleged Onset Date
CE Consultative Examination
DDS Disability Determination Services
DIB Disability Insurance Benefits
DLI Date Last Insured
DLW Date Last Worked
DO Local Social Security District Office
DOE Date of Entitlement
DWB Disabled Widow/er Benefits
EOD Established Onset Date
EXR Expedited Reinstatement
FF Fully Favorable ALJ Decision
FMAX Family Maximum
IRWE Impairment Related Work Expenses
ODAR Office of Disability Adjudication and Review
PF Partially Favorable ALJ Decision
PIA Primary Insurance Amount
PWH Prior Work History
RECON Reconsideration Level
SSA Social Security Administration
SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance
SSI Supplemental Security Income
TWP Trial Work Period
UNFAV Unfavorable ALJ Decision
UWA Unsuccessful Work Attempt
VR Vocational Rehabilitation


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