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August 22, 2012. The Honorable Michael J. Astrue Commissioner of Social Security Social Security Administration 6401 Security Boulevard Woodlawn, MD 21207
Statement of Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner, Social Security Administration before the Senate Finance Committee May 17, 2012
A case in which the Court held that twins, born through in vitro fertilization after the death of their biological father, were not "children" under Title II of the Social Security act.
Michael J. Astrue (No. 10-1200, 4th Cir. 2012) holding that SSA misled the EEOC. Because of this decision, we shifted the focus of our review from the individual complaint on which the Court had ruled to a broader review of SSA’s compliance with EEOC orders. The enclosed report presents the results of our review. To ensure SSA is aware of the