The DDS makes accurate and complete reconsideration determinations that include sufficient
evidence to assess impairment severity and limitations.
The reconsideration process involves a thorough, independent examination of all evidence
of record, including any new evidence received after the initial determination. The
person reviewing the case makes an independent reconsideration determination, based
on the evidence of record. The examiner and physician must be different from the reviewers
who made the initial determination.