BASIC (03-86)

DI 26015.015 Title XVI Allowances-Partially Favorable

A. Closed Period

When a claimant who resides in one of the four States (California, Iowa, Nevada or Massachusetts) that pays a blindness supplement is found disabled but a closed period is established on the visual impairment, prepare a personalized disability explanation addressing the visual impairment issue and release it with an SSA-L1157-U2 (SI). This is not a true multicategory case.

B. Unfavorable Onset

When a claimant who resides in one of the four States (California, Iowa, Massachusetts, or Nevada) that pays a blindness supplement files for disability and blindness and the blindness onset is unfavorable, prepare a personalized notice addressing the visual impairment and release it with an SSA-L1157-U2 (SI)


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DI 26015.015 - Title XVI Allowances-Partially Favorable - 02/24/2012
Batch run: 02/24/2012
Rev:02/24/2012