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Could someone please provide some insight into how long it takes for the ALJ to make a decision after the hearing.

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Since I am awaiting the results of my hearing too, I have been researching how long results take. What I have found are some ballpark time limits:

Bench Decision: A rare occurrence where the ALJ makes the decision at the hearing, notification is in 7-10 days.

Fully or Partially Favorable: Notification of decision in 30-60 days after the hearing, sometimes longer if there is additional information needed by the ALJ.

Denied: Notification can take 90 days and longer after the hearing, due to the fact that the ALJ has to write down why your evidence has been rejected or you have been deemed as unreliable.

I know I should just wait patiently, but today I am at 21 days post-hearing and counting.

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Since I am awaiting the results of my hearing too, I have been researching how long results take. What I have found are some ballpark time limits:

Bench Decision: A rare occurrence where the ALJ makes the decision at the hearing, notification is in 7-10 days.

Fully or Partially Favorable: Notification of decision in 30-60 days after the hearing, sometimes longer if there is additional information needed by the ALJ.

Denied: Notification can take 90 days and longer after the hearing, due to the fact that the ALJ has to write down why your evidence has been rejected or you have been deemed as unreliable.

I know I should just wait patiently, but today I am at 21 days post-hearing and counting.

Thanks Bonzai your information was very helpful.

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