Whenever a determination is made to correct an individual’s E/R and the individual
does not agree with the decision, the individual has the right to appeal the decision.
The request for reconsideration may be processed by any office that receives the request,
the FO, PC or OCO. The reconsideration request must be handled by someone other than
the person who provided the initial determination.
Forward requests for an appeal of the reconsideration determination or request for
hearing before an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) or appeal of the ALJ’s decision to
ODAR. ODAR will notify relevant operation offices of any necessary actions.