TN 14 (02-10)
The FO must provide due process notification in work and earnings cessations and in
adverse reopenings involving work issues; see DI
13010.185 – DI 13010.197.
The DDS must provide due process notification in medical cessation determinations
per DI 28080.000 and in adverse reopening cases per DI 27525.000, not involving work issues.
Reviewers in ODIO-PSC/DPB and the Office of Quality Performance (OQP) must ensure
that the DDS/FO follows appropriate guidelines for affording due process and that
the file or record is properly documented.
Reviewers must afford due process before benefits are stopped and must properly document
the file or record in those cases that are ceased or reversed to denial in ODIO-PSC/DPB
or the OQP.