Social Security Ruling, SSR 16–3p: Titles II And XVI: Evaluation of Symptoms in Disability Claims


"SUMMARY: We are providing notice of SSR 16-3p. This Ruling supersedes SSR 96-7p. This Ruling provides guidance about how we evaluate statements regarding the intensity, persistence, and limiting effects of symptoms in disability claims under Titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act (Act) and blindness claims under Title XVI of the Act."