NL 00705.055 Model Letter “T”—Statutorily Blind—Established Onset Date 1973 Or Later—Not Fully Insured At EOD Or Later
Prepare on SSA-L951-C2/U2
Social Security Notice
We have determined that you are not entitled to disability insurance benefits because you do not meet the earnings requirement of the law.
To qualify for disability benefits a statutorily blind person must have one Social Security credit for each year elapsing after 1950, or age 21 if that is later, up to the year he became disabled. A minimum of six credits is needed. The credits may have been earned at any time. You became disabled on . Thus, you need credits to meet the earnings requirement. Your earnings record shows that you have only credits. You do not meet the earnings requirement at the time you became disabled or at any later date.
No benefits may be paid to the wife, husband, or child unless the wage earner or self-employed person is entitled to disability benefits.
If you believe that this determination is not correct, you may request that your case be re-examined. If you want this reconsideration, you must request it not later than 60 days from the date you receive this notice. You may make your request through any Social Security office. If additional evidence is available, you should submit it with your request.
If you do not request reconsideration of your case within the prescribed time period, you still have the right to file another application at any time.
If you have questions about your claim, you may get in touch with any Social Security office. Most questions can be handled by telephone or mail. If you visit an office, however, please take this letter with you.