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DI 40505.310 Non-essential Material

A. Introduction to non-essential material

The Disability Determination Services (DDS) should identify non-essential material and document it on a Disability Development Worksheet or on an SSA-5002 Report of Contact. Attach the non-essential material to a Non-essential Material flag. See DI 20503.010 Exhibit – Sample Non-essential Material Flag.

B. Procedure for identifying non-essential material

1. Non-Pre-effectuation review (PER) case

Discard non-essential material and flag after DDS completes all reviews. Retain Worksheet as a permanent part of the file.

2. PER case

After the processing center completes the PER, follow DI 40505.310B.1. in this section.

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DI 40505.310 - Non-essential Material - 12/18/2018
Batch run: 08/07/2019