The Commissioner will advise the individual of the action taken on his or her appeal
request within 30 days of receipt of the appeal. If additional time is required, the
Commissioner will advise the individual in writing of the reasons for delay and the
approximate date action is expected to be completed.
NOTE:Cases in which an appeal review is not completed within 30 days must be reported on
SSA's Annual Report on Privacy (see AIMS Chapter 14.05).