TN 13 (11-10)
Under the eIAR system, SSA determines the amount of IAR due the State, the months
in the IAR period, and the remaining amount of retroactive SSI benefits due the individual.
This process limits the issues for which the individual can file an appeal with the
An individual has the opportunity for a State hearing if he or she disagrees with
the State's actions during the IAR process.
An individual is not entitled to a Federal appeal on the State's actions regarding
repayment of interim assistance.
An individual has a right to appeal to SSA if he or she disagrees with SSA’s determination
amount of IAR paid to the State;
months in the IAR period; or
remaining amount of SSI due the individual.
Explain to the individual that he or she signed the reimbursement authorization and
can appeal this issue only to the State. Refer the individual to the appropriate state
Offer the individual the opportunity to file an appeal through the regular SSI appeals
procedures. For information about appeals, see SI 04005.010, Overview of the Administrative Review (Appeals) Process for SSI.