When processing cessation determinations for a common issue concurrent title II/title
XVI case, the due process requirements for title XVI also apply to the title II. A
reconsideration disability hearing is the initial appeal step for both determinations.
If the recipient’s request for appeal and SBC is within 10 days of receipt of the
due process notice, we continue payments until the Disability Determination Services
(DDS) hearing officer issues an appeals decision. Alternatively, the recipient may
NOTE: In “common issue” claims, it is not necessary for the onset or ending dates in the
two determinations to coincide. See DI 12045.005, Claims Under Different Titles – Common Issue – General.