TN 10 (04-09)
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.
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.
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.
DI 26515.000, Rationale Preparation (Initial Claims)
DI 25025.001, Application of Medical –Vocational Rules
DI 25025.005, Exhibit of Appendix 2 – Medical-Vocational Guidelines