If the work activity is SGA and the folder is in the FO, prepare a SSA-831 denial
determination per DI 11010.205. Place a previously prepared allowance determination in the folder and annotate “Do
Not Process” in the “Remarks” section of the SSA-831.
If the folder is in another location, e.g., Title II/XVI case released to Office of
Central Operations (OCO) or Payment Service Center-Disability Processing Branch (PSC-DPB)”
for payment of Title II benefit, recall it. When received, prepare a SSA-831 denying
benefits. Process a previously prepared, uneffectuated, SSA-831 allowance determination
as in the first paragraph of this subsection.
If the claimant returned to SGA less than 12 months after onset, but his work activity
later stopped, send the case to the DDS to consider a later onset date. If a later
date of onset cannot be established or the 12-month duration is not met, issue an
SGA denial. Process a previously prepared, uneffectuated, SSA-831 allowance determination
as in the first paragraph of this subsection. Use MISSICS to code the denial. On the
Build SSR (DSSR) screen show Y for Close Event. On the Adjudicative Decision (DADJ)
screen, enter Y for Close Initial Claim, 2 for initial Claim Decision, and N33 for