If the claimant engaged in noncomparable SGA in or after the first full month he or
she is under a disability for cash benefit purposes based on the date in Item 18B,
include a statement in the rationale identifying the month of noncomparable substantial
gainful (SGA) (see DI 26005.001D., “Policy – Work Comparability Provisions for Blind DIB, CDB, and DWB Individuals
Age 55 and Older).
“Claimant engaged in noncomparable SGA in 03/04 and 07/04”; or
“Claimant engaged in noncomparable SGA from 03/04 on.”
NOTE: If the claimant did not engage in SGA in or after the month shown in Item 18B, no
entry is required.