TN 10 (04-09)
DI 26510.005 Completing Items 11A and 11B (Presumptive Disability/Presumptive Blindness) on the SSA-831
The field office (FO) and Disability Determination Services (DDS) must complete entries in Item 11, as applicable, when making a finding of presumptive disability (PD) or presumptive blindness (PB) in a paper case. For instructions when the case is processed electronically see DI 23535.020.
Complete this section if either the FO or the DDS makes the PD or PB decision.
NOTE: Do not make an entry in Item 11A or 11B for a fully electronic case.
B. How to complete Items 11A and 11B
Complete Items 11A and 11B as follows:
If the FO made the decision to process the case under the PD/PB procedures and did not complete item 11, check block 11A, enter code 01 in the lined space and enter in 11B, the applicable PD/PB category number from the chart in DI 11055.231.
If the DDS makes the decision to process the case under the PD/PB procedures, check block 11A, enter code 02 in the lined space and make no entry in 11B.
DI 23535.000, Presumptive Disability/Presumptive Blindness (PD/PB) Cases - Table of Contents