The recipient may dispute a field office's interpretation of the State plan's provisions
either before or after an SSI benefit determination is made.
Refer any such dispute immediately by memorandum to the Regional Commissioner, Programs.
Attach copies of all pertinent documents. Caution the recipient about the delay. Diary
the case for 30 days, and follow up, if necessary, by telephone or mail.
If the recipient has questioned an initial determination, process as a request for reconsideration.
If the initial determination is still pending, defer input of the change in BCI pending resolution of the dispute.