If the FO determines that the claimant received misinformation, the FO forwards the
case to the DDS for a substantive determination on the subsequent claim, providing
further administrative and judicial appeal rights.
The DDS adjudicator will make a disability determination on the subsequent claim and
complete an SSA-831 (Disability Determination and Transmittal) in the usual manner.
NOTE: Since the claimant received misinformation, the effect of adjudicating the subsequent
application is that the period adjudicated in the determination on the prior claim
must be adjudicated again with full appeal rights. Adjudicate the previously adjudicated
period as if the claimant had filed a timely appeal request, although the subsequent
application is not an appeal request. Any award of benefits would be based on the