TN 2 (09-94)

NL 00902.700 OEO Paragraphs - Miscellaneous Statements

A. INTRODUCTION

This section contains general referral and miscellaneous paragraphs.

B. LIST OF REFERRAL, PARAGRAPHS

 

REF701 — GENERAL REFERRAL PARAGRAPH

 

If you have questions about other Social Security matters, call us at 1-800-772-1213. If you prefer to visit one of our offices, please check the local telephone directory for the office nearest you. Or call us and we can give you the office address.

Please have this letter with you if you call or visit an office. It will help us answer your questions.

 

REF702 — REFERRAL — CENTRAL OFFICE

We will be glad to answer any other questions (name) may have about (Option a or b) Social Security earnings record.

 

Options:

  1. his

  2. her

     

REF703 — REFERRAL — FOREIGN (EXCEPT CANADA AND MEXICO)

If you have any questions about your Social Security earnings record or need more information about our programs, please write to us at the address shown above. Please disregard the references in our pamphlets to contact our local offices.

 

REF704 — REFERRAL — ANOTHER COMPONENT

The (name and address of Agency) is responsible for the matter you asked us about in your letter dated (date) . Therefore, we have forwarded your letter to that office.

If you have any questions about Social Security numbers, earnings records, or claims for Social Security benefits, please call us at (1-800-772-1213) or get in touch with any of our local offices.

 

REF705 — REFERRAL — DEFAULT PARAGRAPH

If you have any questions, you should call, write or visit any Social Security office. If you visit, please bring this letter. It will help us answer your questions.

 

REP001 — ATTORNEY REPRESENTATION

You can have a friend, lawyer or someone else help you. There are groups that can help you find a lawyer or give you free legal services if you qualify. There are also lawyers who do not charge unless you win your appeal. Your local Social Security office has a list of groups that can help you with your appeal.

If you get someone to help you, you should let us know. If you hire someone, we will withhold up to 25 percent of any past due benefits to pay toward the fee.

C. LIST OF MISCELLANEOUS PARAGRAPHS

 

MIS700 — UNABLE TO LOCATE ORIGINAL REQUEST

We are sorry you did not receive a reply to your request for information. We cannot find that request.

We are not sure of the specific question you need us to answer. If you will send us your request again with this letter in the enclosed envelope, we will start working on the request right away.

Please include your Social Security number and a telephone number where you can be reached during the day.

 

MIS701 — REPLY SENT — NOT RECEIVED

We are sorry you did not receive a reply to your request for information.

We are enclosing a copy of the reply we sent you on (date) . We hope this will give you the information you need.

 

MIS702 — UNABLE TO LOCATE FIRST REQUEST

We are sorry you did not receive a reply to your request for information. We hope that the following will give you the information you need.

(Option, if applicable)

 

Option:

If this information does not answer all your questions, please write to us again or call us at (toll-free number) . If you prefer, you may get in touch with any local Social Security office.

 

MIS703 — SECOND REQUEST — FORWARDED TO FIELD OFFICE

We are sorry you did not receive a reply to your request for information. Since your request should be handled by our office at (address) , we sent it to them. We have asked them to get in touch with you.

 

MIS704 — PAMPHLET ENCLOSED

Information about (subject) is given in the enclosed pamphlet, “ (title of pamphlet) .”

 

MIS705 — PAMPHLET ENCLOSED — ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Additional information is given on page (page ) of the enclosed pamphlet, “ (title of pamphlet) .”

 

MIS706 — PAMPHLET ENCLOSED

This is explained in the enclosed pamphlet.

 

MIS707 — PAMPHLET — SOCIAL SECURITY ACT

We do not have copies of the Social Security Act to send to the public. However, we are enclos