TN 19 (05-07)
Assume that the prior application is open if the notice of the initial determination
on the prior title II claim was before 2/1/79. Claims adjudicated after 1/31/79 are
assumed not open (GN 00204.025-GN
Adjudicate the current claims. Do not initiate development to rebut the above assumptions
unless the claimant submits evidence to the contrary (e.g., the actual notice sent
on the prior claim containing close-out language).
Document the RPOC screen with the rationale.
Redevelop the issue in question; and
Partially adjudicate the claim, if appropriate, and prepare a 60 day diary for PC
follow-up (see GN 01010.110).
When the information is received in the PC:
Prepare an amended award; and
Cancel the diary, if necessary.
Delay payment to the affected claimant, if appropriate, and diary for 60 days for
PC follow-up (see GN 01010.140 on processing delayed claims).
Adjudicate the delayed claim accordingly; and