HI 00930.010 District Office Procedure
Check the microfiche in accordance with and examine the beneficiary's record for a T LAF code. If a T LAF code does appear, see HI 00930.030 (A)-(E).
If there is no microfiche or a T LAF code does not appear, send an HMQ (see SM 00706.005), and when the replies are received, examine them for the following:
A. MBR Reply NIF
Forward the problem and copies of the replies to the appropriate reviewing office. See HI 00930.050 for the address.
B. Impediment Indicator on HI Master Tape
An impediment is indicated when the preclusion field shows YES, i.e., PCL YES on line 2 of the query reply; on SMI terminated field (PBT) Field, e.g., PATXXXX.
C. HI Reply NIF (code 52)
Refer the problem to BSS (see HI 00930.080 (C) for the address).
D. No Impediment Indicator on HI and MBR and/or HI Require Correction
Follow HI 00930.050.