TN 13 (02-18)
DI 30005.231 Correcting 12-Month Medical Evidence of Record (MER) Technical Corrective Actions (TCA)
A. Introduction to correcting 12-month MER TCA
For less than fully favorable determinations, the review component returns medical evidence of record (MER) technical corrective actions (TCA) to the adjudicating component using Form SSA-847-U3 (SSA Request for Case Action). An SSA-847-U3 requires mandatory corrective action.
B. Procedure for the adjudicating component when correcting 12-month MER TCAs
Upon receipt of the return:
Obtain the medical documentation requested on the SSA-847-U3;
Prepare a revised determination, as applicable;
Update the personalized notice to include any evidence obtained because of the return; and
Return jurisdiction of the case to the review component for final disposition.