Continuing Disability Review (CDR) reconsiderations, including the Pre Hearings (PH)
and Disability Hearings Unit (DHU) cases, are no longer excluded from electronic folder
The beneficiary completes a paper SSA-789 (Request for Reconsideration – Disability
Cessation), a paper SSA-3441 (Disability Report - Appeal) and the appropriate number
of SSA-827s (Authorization to Disclose Information to the Social Security Administration
[SSA]). The FO keys limited data into EDCS, such as the beneficiary’s SSN, name, address
and phone number, and the SSA-3441 data.
The FO faxes the SSA-789 and SSA-827 into the CEF and mails the paper SSA-827s (and
the paper Comparison Point Decision (CPD) folder, if applicable) to the DDS under
the cover of an EDCS route slip.