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In a Press Release issued on August 15, 2022, Acting Commissioner Kilolo Kijakazi announced the addition of 12 new Compassionate Allowances (CAL) conditions: Angioimmunoblastic T-cell Lymphoma, Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm, Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker Disease, Microvillus Inclusion Disease – Child, Mowat-Wilson Syndrome, Myelodysplastic Syndrome with Excess Blasts, NUT Carcinoma, Pfeiffer Syndrome - Types II and III, Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia, Posterior Cortical Atrophy, Renal

Washington, D.C. – A study released today by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) shows significant inconsistencies in the expedited appeals process for Social Security disability benefits, raising concerns that individuals facing homelessness or other emergencies may have faced dangerously long delays in their appeals hearings. Cases that fail to qualify for fast