TN 4 (10-21)

DI 32010.085 Continuing Disability Review (CDR) 'Adverse Reopening' Cases

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.

A. Policy

The component responsible for the adverse reopening is determined by the level of the prior CDR determination.

1. Initial CDR determinations

The Disability Determination Services (DDS) is responsible for preparing an adverse reopening of the initial CDR determinations.

2. Reconsideration CDR determinations

The disability hearings unit (DHU) is responsible for adverse reopening of reconsideration determinations.

B. Procedure

1. Destination of certified electronic (CEF) folder

Route folder to the field office (FO) for appeals period.

2. Destination of paper folder

Create an SSA-408 (Route Slip) entry, indicating the type of case - 'CDR Adverse Reopening Indicated.' Route to the appropriate component.

C. Reference

For a list of who may reopen a case, see DI 27501.005 Reopening and Revising a Determination or Decision.

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DI 32010.085 - Continuing Disability Review (CDR) 'Adverse Reopening' Cases - 10/06/2021
Batch run: 10/06/2021