TN 4 (10-21)
Always send the paper comparison point decision (CPD) folder to the same location
where the certified electronic folder (CEF) is transferred. Include messages to explain
what action is necessary, if any, for both the paper and electronic folder.
The component responsible for the adverse reopening is determined by the level of
the prior CDR determination.
The Disability Determination Services (DDS) is responsible for preparing an adverse
reopening of the initial CDR determinations.
The disability hearings unit (DHU) is responsible for adverse reopening of reconsideration
Route folder to the field office (FO) for appeals period.
Create an SSA-408
(Route Slip) entry, indicating the type of case - 'CDR Adverse Reopening Indicated.'
Route to the appropriate component.
For a list of who may reopen a case, see DI 27501.005 Reopening and Revising a Determination or Decision.