When the FO receives a fully favorable determination on an IR from the DDS, the Electronic
Disability Collect System (EDCS) Action Page displays an Action Item (AI) indicating
“Informal Remand-DDS Determination Added.” When opened the AI shows “Decision: Allowance-Informal
To process a fully favorable IR determination:
Use the procedures in DI 12010.025 – Action Following a Favorable Determination by the Disability Determination Service
(DDS) in Informal Remand Cases
Review the case to ensure both the application date and onset dates are correct.
Update the appeal decision in MCS/MSSICS
REMINDER: The HO receives this information via their Case Processing and Management System
(CPMS from the DDS); do not fax a copy of the SSA-5002 to ODAR.
NOTE: The eView Case Selection screen and Case Status screen show the case as closed at
the hearing level. The Claims Action History reflects that a DDS Determination was
made at the Hearing Level. The next action on Claims Action History is reflected when
the HO dismisses the hearing.