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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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