Wednesday, February 20, 2013

disability - drugs and alcohol - SSR 13-2p

Federal Register Volume 78, Number 34 (Wednesday, February 20, 2013)]

[Pages 11939-11947]






[Docket No. SSA-2012-0006]



Social Security Ruling, SSR 13-2p.; Titles II and XVI: Evaluating

Cases Involving Drug Addiction and Alcoholism (DAA)


AGENCY: Social Security Administration.


ACTION: Notice of Social Security Ruling (SSR).




SUMMARY: We are giving notice of SSR 13-2p, in which we explain our

policies for how we consider whether ``drug addiction and alcoholism''

(DAA) is material to our determination of disability in disability

claims and continuing disability reviews. This SSR rescinds and

replaces SSR 82-60, Titles II and XVI: Evaluation of Drug Addiction and

Alcoholism. This SSR obsoletes EM 96-200.


DATES: Effective Date: March 22, 2013.