Any writing submitted by the individual, his or her representative payee, or authorized representative
after receipt of a notice of initial determination, which clearly implies disagreement
with the medical cessation or adverse medical reopening determination, establishes
a request for reconsideration. For more information on what constitutes a request
for reconsideration, refer to GN 03102.100.
For all requests for an explanation of determination, call the individual or send
an SSA-2708 (Field Office Call/Come In Request) to try to arrange a personal interview. For telephone
conversations with the individual, follow instructions in DI 12026.015C in this section.
When sending an SSA-2708:
Ask the individual to call or come into the office for an interview;
Explain that the letter, replying to the individual, does not establish a new or reconsidered
Explain the right to appeal, the time limit for filing an appeal, and if appropriate,
good cause for late filing of an appeal; and
Do not attempt to explain the basis for the determination.