The abbreviated application (ABAP) process shortens development time and provides
a mechanism for making formal determinations based on essential information.
Three title II applications may be abbreviated in certain situations. They are the
applications for disability insurance benefits, lump sum death payment and retirement
There are three MCS ABAP screens, the abbreviated disability (ABBD) screen, the lump
sum death payment (LSDP) screen, and the abbreviated retirement screen.