- 5-Day Rule | Evaluation of Medical Evidence Rules
- Stacy Cloyd | Lea Ko
- Course Levels:
- All Skill Levels
- 59 Minutes
- Audio and Video
This On Demand is CLE-Eligible for Distance Learning/Self Study, please check with your local bar for rules and regulations
In the last few months, SSA has proposed and finalized a number of regulations that directly impact the representation of disability claimants. Don’t go uninformed! Join NOSSCR staff Stacy Cloyd and Lea Ko to learn more about these rules and regulations, with particular focus on the program uniformity regulations (aka the 5-day rule), and how they will affect your practice! All recently finalized rules will be discussed.
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Director of Policy and Administrative Advocacy
Stacy Cloyd is NOSSCR’s Director of Policy and Administrative Advocacy. In her role at NOSSCR, Cloyd advocates for laws, regulations, policies, and public perceptions that preserve and strengthen Social Security. Prior to working at NOSSCR, Ms. Cloyd was an attorney at Bread for the City, a nonprofit legal clinic in Washington, DC. She also served as the senior domestic policy analyst at Bread for the World Institute, an anti-hunger and anti-poverty advocacy organization. Ms. Cloyd graduated from Smith College and received her law degree and a Master's degree in urban planning from the University of Michigan.
Lea Robbins currently serves as the staff attorney for the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR), where her primary role is to assist NOSSCR members in their ability to represent claimants for Social Security disability and SSI benefits. Prior to joining NOSSCR in July 2016, Ms. Robbins worked for a private law firm representing Social Security claimants out of Richmond, Virginia since graduating from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2013. During her last year of law school, Ms. Robbins also worked as a Social Security brief writer, drafting pre-hearing briefs on claimants’ behalf.