TN 3 (01-89)

GN 04001.010 When and Why SSA Reopens — Policy Principle

SSA can reopen incorrect determinations:

Within one year of the date of the notice of initial determination for any reason; or

Within 4 years of the date of the notice of initial determination for good cause(GN 04010.001); or

At any time for reasons explained in GN 04020.001ff.

NOTE: See RS 00601.010 for the tolerance rule which should be applied before reopening and revising computations of the benefit amount.


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http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0204001010
GN 04001.010 - When and Why SSA Reopens — Policy Principle - 12/22/1989
Batch run: 04/25/2016
Rev:12/22/1989