NL 00708.001 Introduction
This subchapter contains all approved numbered paragraphs for use in beneficiary notices. Because these paragraphs are not contained in any systems memory or print program, they must be requested by the adjudicator and manually typed. Selected paragraphs will be inserted in a notice when there is sufficient space and continuity is not disrupted. Otherwise, the paragraph may be added as a footnote or attachment.
The usage charts in NL 00708.005 and NL 00708.010 serve as guides for determining the appropriate paragraph(s) to be used in various situations or types of actions. The charts are subdivided into major categories as follows:
Wages, Self-Employment, Military Service and Railroad Employment
DIB Application Filed After Death of Number Holder
RIB/DIB (RIB or DIB)
Failure to Meet Earnings (or Prescribed Period) Requirement
Work and Earnings Deductions
Appellate Process and Attorney Fees
Extended Period of Eligibility
Continuing Disability Review Cessations
The major categories for the reconsideration and hearings/appeals numbered paragraphs are as follows:
Disability Requirements, Explanation of Disability Provisions
Disability Requirement, Explanation of Disability Provisions, Insert Guides
Earnings Requirement, Explanation of Earnings Provisions
Disability Requirement, Explanation of Disability Provisions, Cessation
Reconsideration and Hearing Standard Paragraphs
The case situation or type of action will usually determine which subsection of the charts to refer to for applicable paragraphs.
In the usage charts, the paragraph title and number of fill-ins are shown.
The paragraphs (language) along with fill-in information are displayed in numerical order in NL 00708.100. Paragraphs can be located by following the sequential numbers.