The evaluation period begins with the filing date and ends with the month following the adjudication date
month. (See GN 01010.001B.4. for the definition of the term, “adjudication date” and SI 00601.008B.8. for the definition of, “filing date”.)
EXCEPTION: For medical denials or allowances where no further development is required, the evaluation
period ends with the date the Disability Determination Services (DDS) makes the systems
input to either pay or deny the claim.