At the time that the State Agency Operations Report (SAOR) is prepared either flag
EDCS cases or attach the SSA-408 to those cases meeting the delayed case criteria
or at any other shorter period specified by the Regional Office (RO). In addition,
examine case files upon receipt and attach a “delayed case” flag to any case requiring
Flag all cases in the DDS, including those returned by the Office of Disability Operations
(ODO) or DQB for additional consideration, either electronically or with Form SSA-408,
70 days after the date the application or reconsideration request was filed, or the
Continuing Disability Review (CDR) action was initiated.
Attach Form SSA-408 to the upper edge of the paper modular disability folder (MDF),
opposite the Social Security Number (SSN) entry.