TN 2 (01-08)
DI DAL23020.040 Delayed Case Procedure (Dallas Region)
See “Delayed Cases” (DI 23020.040).
A. Disability Determination Services (DDS) Status Report
The DDS in the Dallas region will furnish the Field Office (FO) with a status report on cases pending in the DDS over 70 days from:
B. DDS Actions
After 70 days:
Flag the case electronically, or with the SSA-441; and
Complete the DDS Report on Pending Disability Claim [SS-RVI-407 (9/83)]-Exhibit 1.
The SS-RVI-407 is a two-page form. The top page should be sent to the DO/BO and the second page should be sent to the DDS unit supervisor. The SS-RVI-407 (9/83) is available through the SSA Regional Office (RO).
C. FO Actions
If 80 days have elapsed since transfer of the case to the DDS, and the FO has not received a status report, the FO will telephone the examiner for status.
DDS REPORT ON PENDING DISABILITY CLAIM
TO: DO/BO:_____________________________ Date:_______________________
CR Name:______________________________ Claimant:____________________
Date of Receipt in DDS:_________________________
Title II_______________ Title XVI_______________ Concurrent_____________
THIS CASE HAD BEEN PENDING IN DDS FOR 70 DAYS FROM THE:
Date received in DDS: ________________________________________
Date Medical Hold period expired. _____________________________
The following development is still required:_______________________________
DDS Employee: __________________________