TN 10 (04-09)
DI 26510.075 Completing Item 27 (Rationale) on the SSA-831
Rationales may be required on an allowance or denial. For the streamlined rationale requirements currently in effect see “Simplified Rationale Procedures 1987 (Initial Claims),” DI 26516.000.
B. Steps to completing Item 27
1. SSA-4268 prepared
Check the first block in Item 27, “See Attached SSA-4268-U4/C4,” when the rationale is prepared on an SSA-4268, Explanation of Determination.
2. Appendix 2 rule met
Check the second block, “Check if Vocational Rule Met. Cite Rule,” if appropriate.
Next to the arrow, cite the rule for an allowance, denial or closed period case.