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The Social Security Administration's Disability Decision Process: A Framework for Research, Second Interim Report Acronyms and Abbreviations AIR American Institutes for Research ALJ(s) administrative law judge(s) The Act The Social Security Act DDS disability determination service DES Disability Evaluation Study DHHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services DOL U.S. Department of Labor GAO U.S. General Accounting Office NCHS National Center for Health Statistics O*NET The Occupational Information Network (U.S. Department of Labor) ORES Office of Research, Evaluation and Statistics (Social Security Administration) RCT randomized controlled clinical trial RFC residual functional capacity RFP request for proposal ROC relative operating characteristic SGA substantial gainful activity SSA Social Security Administration SSDI Social Security Disability Insurance SSI Social Security Insurance VCU Virginia Commonwealth University
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