TN 6 (12-93)
20 CFR 404.904 provides that each notice of initial determination inform the beneficiary of the
right to a reconsideration.
20 CFR 404.922 provides that we shall mail a written notice of the reconsidered determination to
the parties requesting reconsideration at their last known address and tell them of
the right to a hearing.
We must include a reconsideration paragraph in all:
Award notices (This must include language that we may also review those parts of our
decision that the claimant thinks are correct and may make them unfavorable or less
Postentitlement notices that explain actions resulting from initial determinations.
Reopened and revised initial determination notices.
Notices in nonclaims earnings cases.
See GN 03101.070 through GN 03101.100 for detailed definitions of what types of actions are, and are not, considered initial
We must include a hearing paragraph in:
an award notice where an initial disallowance or denial is reversed (This must include
language that the ALJ may also review those parts of our decision that the claimant
thinks are correct and may make them unfavorable or less favorable.)
a notice of reconsideration which affirms, revises, or reverses the initial determination.
a notice of a reopened or revised reconsideration determination.
a postentitlement notice if we change an initial determination upon reconsideration.
Awards - ALS023
Disallowance - ALS075
Awards - ALS023 and REF121 (If RRB, ALS023 and REF140)
Disallowances - ALS023, APP007, and REF121
Awards - Domestic and Foreign - ALS023
Postentitlement - ALS120
Domestic - ALS185
Foreign - ALS193
Domestic - ALS046
Domestic - RCN021
Foreign - ALS186
Use exhibit letter E3474 as a cover letter in an affirmation of initial determination.
This is attached to the detailed reconsideration determination on Form SSA-662.
The enclosure will be “Your Right to an Administrative Law Judge Hearing and Appeals Council Review of Your
Social Security Case” - SSA 70-10281.