NL 00705.300 Letter No. 1—Freeze Cessation—Work Activity—No DIB Or RIB Application Filed

Prepare on SSA-L951-C2.

A. Exhibit

Social Security Notice

 

                                            Date:

                                            Claim Number:

 

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 application.

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.

B. Options:

  • if individual is under age 62, omit 3rd paragraph.

    if individual is age 62-65 omit 4th paragraph.


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