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 2 months. The
evidence in your case shows that you became able to do substantial gainful work on
. Accordingly, the last month of your disability freeze is .
Since you are able to do substantial gainful work, your condition is not disabling
within the meaning of the law. Therefore, it has been necessary to deny your application
for the payment of disability insurance benefits.
(1) Attached to this notice is an explanation of the decision we made on your claim
and how we arrived at it.
(2) Insert personalized explanation.
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
USE INSERT IN THIRD PARAGRAPH ONLY IF INDIVIDUAL IS AGE 62-65.
(The 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
If you believe that this determination is not correct, you may request that your 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 should get in touch with any Social
Security office. If you call in person, please take this notice with you.