The DCN alert message at the bottom of the screen is not proof of DCN abuse. The system
does not contain enough information to make a fully automated DCN abuse determination.
Based on the limited information available, it can only alert you to the possibility of DCN abuse. The DCN decision is that of the interviewer, and, if applicable the
When the system displays the alert, investigate the possibility of DCN abuse before
selecting the action. See When to Request Payment After Status – C-stop – Normal and
Dire Need Situations (GN 02406.150A.2. through GN 02406.150A.4.) for instructions on determining if the record contains DCN abuse.