If the claimant presents new evidence to establish eligibility or entitlement and
it is within the reconsideration period, treat the new evidence as a reconsideration
request, and fax it to the paperless unit of the processing center (PC) of jurisdiction
for non-disability claims.
For component responsibility, see GN 03102.175.
For disability claims, please refer to DI 81010.145.
If the claimant provides the new evidence to establish eligibility or entitlement
but is not within the reconsideration period, consider reopening the claim if appropriate.
To determine when not to reopen correct determinations, see GN 04001.070. To consider reopening under new and material evidence, see GN 04010.030.