TN 11 (09-87)

RM 03812.022 “No APP” Case

  1. “No APP” cases generally consist of claims related material for which a claim for benefits has not been pursued. This material is received in DCC from the field or other claims component within central office. When these cases are received, examine the case material to determine if an earnings or coverage issue exists which requires handling under this procedure. If the case:

    1. Does not involve an earnings or coverage issue or was referred to DCC in error (i.e., no allegation of error in the earnings record), return the case to the sender. Annotate the OF-41 to indicate that no further action is required and the material is being returned for proper disposition per RM 02000ff.

    2. Does involve an earnings or coverage issue, apply the procedure in RM 03812.005.

  2. If the action taken in A.2. above results in a “complete” case per RM 03803.013, prepare a closeout letter per RM 03803.071 and apply the following instructions for filing and routing of the claims related material:

    1. Mark the following regular claims material for immediate destruction.

Form NumberTitle
SSA-555U3Request for Action - Delayed Payment
SSA-790IDPRequest for E/R Action
SSA-794EPEarnings Record—PIA Determination
SSA-L1043SSI Request For Information
SSA-L732More Information Needed from Claimant
SSA-L733Ineligibility Letter for Benefits
SSA-L734Ineligibility Letter - Primary
SSA-L736Ineligibility Letter - Survivor
SSA-L737SS Estimate of Benefits
SSA-3564PEmployer Identification Form
SSA-3565Request for Scouting
SSA-7004PCRequest for Statement of Earnings
SSA-7009Transcript of Earnings Record
SSA-7009aTranscript of Earnings Record Continuation Sheet
SSA-7014C1SS Summary Statement of Earnings
SSA-790 RRRequest for Railroad Earnings Record
  • Adding Machine Tapes

    Copies of Field Office “Come-In” letters

    Photocopies of Earnings Records

    Tissue Copies of Form Letters

    Unsigned Applications

  1. Apply the instruction in “1” above to the “No app” material involving a disability action, unless the material contains medical evidence such as statements from doctors or other individuals, or statements from social security offices concerning an individual's health. Mark any material containing medical evidence for permanent filing.

  2. Stamp the remainder of the material for permanent filing, including Form SSA-721, Statement of Death by Funeral Director.

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RM 03812.022 - "No APP" Case - 03/02/1999
Batch run: 01/27/2009