TN 14 (12-10)

GN 04440.947 Definitions of Other Technical Corrective Actions (TCA)

For a complete explanation of TCAs, refer to DI 30005.127.

A. Policy on TCAs

1. Medical documentation TCA

Cite a medical documentation TCA when the case file contains sufficient medical evidence to support the disability determination and the onset, ending, or cessation date, but the medical documentation does not conform to specific requirements in current operating policies or procedures; such as Program Operations Manual System (POMS) or Social Security Rulings (SSR).

2. Vocational documentation TCA

Cite a vocational documentation TCA when the case file contains sufficient medical and vocational evidence to support the disability determination and the onset, ending, or cessation date, but the vocational documentation does not conform to specific requirements in current operating policies or procedures; such as POMS or SSRs.

3. Diary entry TCA

Cite a diary entry TCA in a disabled child case when the diary date is incorrect, and the established date and the correct diary date differ by more than 3 months on any of the disability determination forms:

  • SSA-831-C3/U3,

  • SSA-832-C3/U3, or

  • SSA-833-C3/U3.


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GN 04440.947 - Definitions of Other Technical Corrective Actions (TCA) - 12/23/2010
Batch run: 12/23/2010
Rev:12/23/2010