Mr. Green's doctor submitted a Form SSA-787 (Physician’s/Medical Officer’s Statement
of Patient’s Capability to Manage Benefits) describing Mr. Green's condition and stating
that Mr. Green is incapable.
Mr. Green's brother, who is also his custodian, files a payee application. In answer
to question #2 on the SSA-11-BK, Mr. Green's brother states that Mr. Green does not
know the value of money and frequently gives it away to strangers.
At the interview, Mr. Green does not seem to understand your questions and answers
In this case, lay evidence of capability would be your observations of Mr. Green's
incoherent speech and his brother's statement in answer to question #2 on the SSA-11-BK.
Both the medical and lay evidence seem to agree that Mr. Green needs a payee.