TN 1 (09-10)

DI 32005.100 Informal Remand Case Routing, Non-CDR

For electronic informal remand (IR) cases, follow the instructions in DI 81020.119. For complete paper case processing instructions, see DI 27520.001 and DI 27520.005.

A. Fully favorable revised disability determination

Following a fully favorable revised disability determination:

  • Route the claim(s) folder to the field office (FO) for action.

  • Add “Action Necessary - INFORMAL REMAND” to the SSA-408 (Route Slip) Remarks.

B. Favorable revised determination not warranted

If the DDS cannot make a fully favorable revised disability determination in an IR from the FO:

  • Route the folder to the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) hearing office specified on the Form HA-501 (Request for Hearing by Administrative Law Judge) within 7 calendar days from the receipt of the folder in the DDS; and

  • Indicate on the SSA-408 (Route Slip) that the DDS could not take favorable action during the pre-hearing review.


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DI 32005.100 - Informal Remand Case Routing, Non-CDR - 09/02/2010
Batch run: 09/02/2010
Rev:09/02/2010