Advanced Policy Solutions helps government agencies, law firms, and other organization achieve their disability program related goals. If you are struggling to work directly with the Social Security Administration or the Veterans Administration, or if you have similar or related disability benefit issues, APS can help. By supplementing your own organization's resources with APS's in-depth policy and program expertise, you can find advanced solutions to the most complex Social Security or other disability program problems.
Range of Services
Advanced Policy Solutions can provide policy/program expertise related to:
Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits claims;
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Disability claims;
Disability Program Management/Administration;
Medical and Vocational Evidence Development and Evaluation;
Policy and Program Analysis;
Federal Rulemaking; and
Advanced Policy Solutions provides a wide range of services, from informal expert advice, case management/review, program evaluation, and document preparation/review, to litigation support and expert witness testimony.
Who Provides These Services?
David K. Barnes
David Barnes is the former Director of SSA's Office of Disability Evaluation Policy. At SSA, he oversaw development, implementation, and analysis of disability decisionmaking policy for both the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability programs. In his 27-year career, Mr. Barnes developed a reputation not only as a preeminent authority on disability policy and decisionmaking, but as a respected expert in research and development, personnel management, teambuilding, procurement, rulemaking, and litigation.
Improving the Disability Decision Process: SSA's Listing of Impairments and Agency Access to Medical Expertise. (Consultant; Subject Matter Expert; Editor) (Click here for additional information.) Sponsor: Institute of Medicine, The National Academies Medical Evaluation of Veterans for Disability Compensation. (Consultant; Subject Matter Expert; Editor) (Click here for additional information.) Sponsor: Institute of Medicine, The National Academies
Sponsor: Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
A 21st Century System for Evaluating Veterans for Disability
Benefits, Committee on Medical Evaluation of Veterans for Disability
Compensation, Michael McGeary, Morgan A. Ford, Susan R. McCutchen, and David K.
Barnes, Editors.Institute of
Medicine.The National Academies
Press.Washington, D.C. (2007) [Click
Here for Link]
Improving the Social Security Disability Decision Process,
Committee on Improving the Disability Decision Process: SSA's Listing of
Impairments and Agency Access to Medical Expertise, John D. Stobo, Michael
McGeary, and David K. Barnes, Editors.Institute of Medicine.The
National Academies Press.Washington DC
(2007)[Click Here for Link]