NL 00705.320 Letter No. 5—Freeze Cessation—Whereabouts Unknown Or Failure to Cooperate—No DIB Or RIB Application Filed

Prepare on SSA-L951-C2/U2.

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 2 months. Information is needed to determine whether you are still under a disability.

Although you have been requested to (1) furnish the required information, it has not been submitted; (2) take a medical examination at our expense, you have not complied with our request. Therefore, we have determined that your disability ended in        . Accordingly, the last month of your disability freeze is          .

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 a 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 record.

(3) 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 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. Please read the enclosed leaflet for a full explanation of your right to question the determination made on your claim.

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.

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 no 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.

 

B. Options

1. SECOND PARAGRAPH:

Insert(1)if claimant did not furnish required information.
 (2)if the claimant did not take requested medical examination.

2. FOURTH PARAGRAPH:

Use insert

 (3)only if individual is age 62-65.

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NL 00705.320 - Letter No. 5--Freeze Cessation--Whereabouts Unkn