For Title II cases, send the SSA-L951-U2 (Social Security Notice Letterhead). For Title XVI cases, send an SSA-8165-U2 (Important Information) notice to the beneficiary and the representative payee using
the following language:
“We plan to suspend your benefits, effective MM/YYYY, because you told us that you
are no longer participating in your approved program of vocational rehabilitation,
employment training, educational, or other support services.
On <fill in date of previous notice>, we notified you that your disability had ended,
but we would continue to pay you because you were participating in an appropriate
program of vocational rehabilitation, employment training, or educational or other
You told us that you stopped participating in your program in MM/YYYY.
Another office will make the special decision about whether you are eligible for payments
for the month your disability ended through the month your participation in the program
ended. We will notify you of their decision in another letter.
If you have any questions, you may contact your local Social Security office. The
address and telephone number are printed at the top of this notice. If you call or
visit a Social Security office, please have this notice with you. It will help us
answer your questions.”