Social Security Notice
The law provides that an individual's disability freeze shall end if the person becomes
able to do substantial gainful work. The law also provides that an individual's freeze
period will continue for the month disability ends and the following two months.
The evidence in your case shows that you became able to do substantial gainful work
in . Accordingly, the last month of your disability freeze is .
If your condition again prevents you from doing substantial gainful work before full
retirement age, you may file a new disability application. Also, the law permits an
individual to start drawing retirement insurance benefits at a reduced rate as early
as age 62. For more information, please get in touch with any Social Security office.
If you condition again prevents you from doing substantial gainful work before full
retirement age, you should contact any Social Security office about filing a new disability
If at any time in the future you qualify for a retirement insurance benefit under
the Social Security Act, the time during which you have been under disability freeze
will not be counted against you in determining the amount of your benefit.
This protection also applies to any other benefit claim which may be filed on your
Social Security account.
If you believe that this determination is not correct, you may request that you case
be reexamined. If you want this reconsideration, you must request it not later than
60 days from the date you receive this notice. You may make this request through any
Social Security office. If additional evidence is available, you should submit it
with your request.
If you have any 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 notice with you.