TN 2 (10-08)

DI 26010.010 Completing Item 8 (Type of Claim (Title XVI)) on the SSA-831 for Blindness Cases

On a Title XVI claim, the field office (FO) always checks “DI,” “DS,” or “DC,” even if a visual impairment is alleged.

If the claimant is statutorily blind, change the claim type to “BI,” “BS,” or “BC,” as appropriate.


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DI 26010.010 - Completing Item 8 (Type of Claim (Title XVI)) on the SSA-831 for Blindness Cases - 10/31/2008
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:10/31/2008