In all cases favorably decided below the hearing level, responsibility for conducting
administrative review is the same under both the fee agreement and the fee petition
processes. See GN 03930.001 ff.; GN
03950.005B.1.; and, if necessary, GN 01050.055 ff. for PC jurisdiction. (PCs include the Program Service Centers (PSCs) and the
Office of Central Operations (OCO).)
The chart below shows those employees delegated authority to conduct administrative
review in all cases decided below the hearing level, including title XVI only cases.
||Special Case Review Analyst (or someone in an equivalent position) in the Center for
Security and Integrity.
||Disability Specialist in the Special Appeals and Class Action Section
The Assistant Regional Commissioners for Management and Budget in the PSCs and the
Director of the Office of Central Operations may delegate authority to others in equivalent
positions, as necessary.