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Title 20Chapter IIIPart 404


TITLE 20—Employees' Benefits

CHAPTER III—SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

PART 404—FEDERAL OLD-AGE, SURVIVORS AND DISABILITY INSURANCE (1950-      )

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Subpart A—INTRODUCTION, GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS

§404.1
Introduction.
§404.2
General definitions and use of terms.
§404.3
General provisions.
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Subpart B—INSURED STATUS AND QUARTERS OF COVERAGE

General

§404.101
Introduction.
§404.102
Definitions.

Fully Insured Status

§404.110
How we determine fully insured status.
§404.111
When we consider a person fully insured based on World War II active military or naval service.
§404.112
When we consider certain employees of private nonprofit organizations to be fully insured.
§404.115
Table for determining the quarters of coverage you need to be fully insured.

Currently Insured Status

§404.120
How we determine currently insured status.

Disability Insured Status

§404.130
How we determine disability insured status.
§404.131
When you must have disability insured status.
§404.132
How we determine fully insured status for a period of disability or disability insurance benefits.
§404.133
When we give you quarters of coverage based on military service to establish a period of disability.

Quarters of Coverage

§404.140
What is a quarter of coverage.
§404.141
How we credit quarters of coverage for calendar years before 1978.
§404.142
How we credit self-employment income to calendar quarters for taxable years beginning before 1978.
§404.143
How we credit quarters of coverage for calendar years after 1977.
§404.144
How we credit self-employment income to calendar years for taxable years beginning after 1977.
§404.145
When you acquire a quarter of coverage.
§404.146
When a calendar quarter cannot be a quarter of coverage.
Appendix
Appendix to Subpart B of Part 404—Quarter of Coverage Amounts for Calendar Years After 1978
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Subpart C—COMPUTING PRIMARY INSURANCE AMOUNTS

General

§404.201
What is included in this subpart?
§404.202
Other regulations related to this subpart.
§404.203
Definitions.
§404.204
Methods of computing primary insurance amounts—general.

Average-Indexed-Monthly-Earnings Method of Computing Primary Insurance Amounts

§404.210
Average-indexed-monthly-earnings method.
§404.211
Computing your average indexed monthly earnings.
§404.212
Computing your primary insurance amount from your average indexed monthly earnings.
§404.213
Computation where you are eligible for a pension based on your noncovered employment.

Average-Monthly-Wage Method of Computing Primary Insurance Amounts

§404.220
Average-monthly-wage method.
§404.221
Computing your average monthly wage.
§404.222
Use of benefit table in finding your primary insurance amount from your average monthly wage.

Guaranteed Alternative for People Reaching Age 62 After 1978 but Before 1984

§404.230
Guaranteed alternative.
§404.231
Steps in computing your primary insurance amount under the guaranteed alternative—general.
§404.232
Computing your average monthly wage under the guaranteed alternative.
§404.233
Adjustment of your guaranteed alternative when you become entitled after age 62.

Old-Start Method of Computing Primary Insurance Amounts

§404.240
Old-start method—general.
§404.241
1977 simplified old-start method.
§404.242
Use of old-start primary insurance amount as guaranteed alternative.
§404.243
Computation where you are eligible for a pension based on noncovered employment.

Special Computation Rules for People Who Had a Period of Disability

§404.250
Special computation rules for people who had a period of disability.
§404.251
Subsequent entitlement to benefits less than 12 months after entitlement to disability benefits ended.
§404.252
Subsequent entitlement to benefits 12 months or more after entitlement to disability benefits ended.

Special Minimum Primary Insurance Amounts

§404.260
Special minimum primary insurance amounts.
§404.261
Computing your special minimum primary insurance amount.

Cost-of-Living Increases

§404.270
Cost-of-living increases.
§404.271
When automatic cost-of-living increases apply.
§404.272
Indexes we use to measure the rise in the cost-of-living.
§404.273
When are automatic cost-of-living increases effective?
§404.274
What are the measuring periods we use to calculate cost-of-living increases?
§404.275
How is an automatic cost-of-living increase calculated?
§404.276
Publication of notice of increase.
§404.277
When does the frozen minimum primary insurance amount increase because of cost-of-living adjustments?
§404.278
Additional cost-of-living increase.

Recomputing Your Primary Insurance Amount

§404.280
Recomputations.
§404.281
Why your primary insurance amount may be recomputed.
§404.282
Effective date of recomputations.
§404.283
Recomputation under method other than that used to find your primary insurance amount.
§404.284
Recomputations for people who reach age 62, or become disabled, or die before age 62 after 1978.
§404.285
Recomputations performed automatically.
§404.286
How to request an immediate recomputation.
§404.287
Waiver of recomputation.
§404.288
Recomputing when you are entitled to a monthly pension based on noncovered employment.

Recalculations of Primary Insurance Amounts

§404.290
Recalculations.
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Appendixes to Subpart C of Part 404—Note
Appendix
Appendix I to Subpart C of Part 404—Average of the Total Wages for Years After 1950
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Appendix II to Subpart C of Part 404—Benefit Formulas Used With Average Indexed Monthly Earnings
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Appendix III to Subpart C of Part 404—Benefit Table
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Appendix IV to Subpart C of Part 404—Earnings Needed for a Year of Coverage After 1950
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Appendix V to Subpart C of Part 404—Computing the Special Minimum Primary Insurance Amount and Related Maximum Family Benefits
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Appendix VI to Subpart C of Part 404—Percentage of Automatic Increases in Primary Insurance Amounts Since 1978
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Appendix VII to Subpart C of Part 404—“Old-Law” Contribution and Benefit Base
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Subpart D—OLD-AGE, DISABILITY, DEPENDENTS' AND SURVIVORS' INSURANCE BENEFITS; PERIOD OF DISABILITY

General

§404.301
Introduction.
§404.302
Other regulations related to this subpart.
§404.303
Definitions.
§404.304
What are the general rules on benefit amounts?
§404.305
When you may not be entitled to benefits.

Old-Age and Disability Benefits

§404.310
When am I entitled to old-age benefits?
§404.311
When does my entitlement to old-age benefits begin and end?
§404.312
How is my old-age benefit amount calculated?
§404.313
What are delayed retirement credits and how do they increase my old-age benefit amount?
§404.315
Who is entitled to disability benefits?
§404.316
When entitlement to disability benefits begins and ends.
§404.317
How is the amount of my disability benefit calculated?
§404.320
Who is entitled to a period of disability.
§404.321
When a period of disability begins and ends.
§404.322
When you may apply for a period of disability after a delay due to a physical or mental condition.
§404.325
The termination month.

Rules Relating to Continuation of Benefits After Your Impairment Is No Longer Disabling

§404.327
When you are participating in an appropriate program of vocational rehabilitation services, employment services, or other support services.
§404.328
When your completion of the program, or your continuation in the program for a specified period of time, will increase the likelihood that you will not have to return to the disability benefit rolls.

Benefits for Spouses and Divorced Spouses

§404.330
Who is entitled to wife's or husband's benefits.
§404.331
Who is entitled to wife's or husband's benefits as a divorced spouse.
§404.332
When wife's and husband's benefits begin and end.
§404.333
Wife's and husband's benefit amounts.
§404.335
How do I become entitled to widow's or widower's benefits?
§404.336
How do I become entitled to widow's or widower's benefits as a surviving divorced spouse?
§404.337
When does my entitlement to widow's and widower's benefits start and end?
§404.338
Widow's and widower's benefits amounts.
§404.339
How do I become entitled to mother's or father's benefits as a surviving spouse?
§404.340
How do I become entitled to mother's or father's benefits as a surviving divorced spouse?
§404.341
When mother's and father's benefits begin and end.
§404.342
Mother's and father's benefit amounts.
§404.344
Your relationship by marriage to the insured.
§404.345
Your relationship as wife, husband, widow, or widower under State law.
§404.346
Your relationship as wife, husband, widow, or widower based upon a deemed valid marriage.
§404.347
“Living in the same household” defined.
§404.348
When is a child living with me in my care?
§404.349
When is a child living apart from me in my care?

Child's Benefits

§404.350
Who is entitled to child's benefits?
§404.351
Who may be reentitled to child's benefits?
§404.352
When does my entitlement to child's benefits begin and end?
§404.353
Child's benefit amounts.
§404.354
Your relationship to the insured.
§404.355
Who is the insured's natural child?
§404.356
Who is the insured's legally adopted child?
§404.357
Who is the insured's stepchild?
§404.358
Who is the insured's grandchild or stepgrandchild?
§404.359
Who is the insured's equitably adopted child?
§404.360
When a child is dependent upon the insured person.
§404.361
When a natural child is dependent.
§404.362
When a legally adopted child is dependent.
§404.363
When is a stepchild dependent?
§404.364
When is a grandchild or stepgrandchild dependent?
§404.365
When an equitably adopted child is dependent.
§404.366
“Contributions for support,” “one-half support,” and “living with” the insured defined—determining first month of entitlement.
§404.367
When you are a “full-time elementary or secondary school student”.
§404.368
When you are considered a full-time student during a period of nonattendance.

Parent's Benefits

§404.370
Who is entitled to parent's benefits?
§404.371
When parent's benefits begin and end.
§404.373
Parent's benefit amounts.
§404.374
Parent's relationship to the insured.

Special Payments at Age 72

§404.380
General.
§404.381
Who is entitled to special age 72 payments?
§404.382
When special age 72 payments begin and end.
§404.383
Special age 72 payment amounts.
§404.384
Reductions, suspensions, and nonpayments of special age 72 payments.

Lump-Sum Death Payment

§404.390
General.
§404.391
Who is entitled to the lump-sum death payment as a widow or widower who was living in the same household?
§404.392
Who is entitled to the lump-sum death payment when there is no widow(er) who was living in the same household?
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Subpart E—DEDUCTIONS; REDUCTIONS; AND NONPAYMENTS OF BENEFITS

§404.401
Deduction, reduction, and nonpayment of monthly benefits or lump-sum death payments.
§404.401a
When we do not pay benefits because of a disability beneficiary's work activity.
§404.402
Interrelationship of deductions, reductions, adjustments, and nonpayment of benefits.
§404.403
Reduction where total monthly benefits exceed maximum family benefits payable.
§404.404
How reduction for maximum affects insured individual and other persons entitled on his earnings record.
§404.405
Situations where total benefits can exceed maximum because of “savings clause.”
§404.406
Reduction for maximum because of retroactive effect of application for monthly benefits.
§404.407
Reduction because of entitlement to other benefits.
§404.408
Reduction of benefits based on disability on account of receipt of certain other disability benefits provided under Federal, State, or local laws or plans.
§404.408a
Reduction where spouse is receiving a Government pension.
§404.408b
Reduction of retroactive monthly social security benefits where supplemental security income (SSI) payments were received for the same period.
§404.409
What is full retirement age?
§404.410
How does SSA reduce my benefits when my entitlement begins before full retirement age?
§404.411
How are benefits reduced for age when a person is entitled to two or more benefits?
§404.412
After my benefits are reduced for age when and how will adjustments to that reduction be made?
§404.413
After my benefits are reduced for age what happens if there is an increase in my primary insurance amount?
§404.415
Deductions because of excess earnings.
§404.417
Deductions because of noncovered remunerative activity outside the United States; 45 hour and 7-day work test.
§404.418
“Noncovered remunerative activity outside the United States,” defined.
§404.420
Persons deemed entitled to benefits based on an individual's earnings record.
§404.421
How are deductions made when a beneficiary fails to have a child in his or her care?
§404.423
Manner of making deductions.
§404.424
Total amount of deductions where more than one deduction event occurs in a month.
§404.425
Total amount of deductions where deduction events occur in more than 1 month.
§404.428
Earnings in a taxable year.
§404.429
Earnings; defined.
§404.430
Monthly and annual exempt amounts defined; excess earnings defined.
§404.434
Excess earnings; method of charging.
§404.435
Excess earnings; months to which excess earnings can or cannot be charged; grace year defined.
§404.436
Excess earnings; months to which excess earnings cannot be charged because individual is deemed not entitled to benefits.
§404.437
Excess earnings; benefit rate subject to deductions because of excess earnings.
§404.439
Partial monthly benefits; excess earnings of the individual charged against his benefits and the benefits of persons entitled (or deemed entitled) to benefits on his earnings record.
§404.440
Partial monthly benefits; pro-rated share of partial payment exceeds the benefit before deduction for excess earnings.
§404.441
Partial monthly benefits; insured individual and another person entitled (or deemed entitled) on the same earnings record both have excess earnings.
§404.446
Definition of “substantial services” and “services.”
§404.447
Evaluation of factors involved in substantial services test.
§404.450
Required reports of work outside the United States or failure to have care of a child.
§404.451
Penalty deductions for failure to report within prescribed time limit noncovered remunerative activity outside the United States or not having care of a child.
§404.452
Reports to Social Security Administration of earnings; wages; net earnings from self-employment.
§404.453
Penalty deductions for failure to report earnings timely.
§404.454
Good cause for failure to make required reports.
§404.455
Request by Social Security Administration for reports of earnings and estimated earnings; effect of failure to comply with request.
§404.456
Current suspension of benefits because an individual works or engages in self-employment.
§404.457
Deductions where taxes neither deducted from wages of certain maritime employees nor paid.
§404.458
Limiting deductions where total family benefits payable would not be affected or would be only partly affected.
§404.459
Penalty for making false or misleading statements or withholding information.
§404.460
Nonpayment of monthly benefits to aliens outside the United States.
§404.461
Nonpayment of lump sum after death of alien outside United States for more than 6 months.
§404.462
Nonpayment of hospital and medical insurance benefits of alien outside United States for more than 6 months.
§404.463
Nonpayment of benefits of aliens outside the United States; “foreign social insurance system,” and “treaty obligation” exceptions defined.
§404.464
How does deportation or removal from the United States affect the receipt of benefits?
§404.465
Conviction for subversive activities; effect on monthly benefits and entitlement to hospital insurance benefits.
§404.466
Conviction for subversive activities; effect on enrollment for supplementary medical insurance benefits.
§404.467
Nonpayment of benefits; individual entitled to disability insurance benefits or childhood disability benefits based on statutory blindness is engaging in substantial gainful activity.
§404.468
Nonpayment of benefits to prisoners.
§404.469
Nonpayment of benefits where individual has not furnished or applied for a Social Security number.
§404.470
Nonpayment of disability benefits due to noncompliance with rules regarding treatment for drug addiction or alcoholism.
§404.471
Nonpayment of disability benefits for trial work period service months upon a conviction of fraudulently concealing work activity.
§404.480
Paying benefits in installments: Drug addiction or alcoholism.
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Subpart F—OVERPAYMENTS, UNDERPAYMENTS, WAIVER OF ADJUSTMENT OR RECOVERY OF OVERPAYMENTS, AND LIABILITY OF A CERTIFYING OFFICER

§404.501
General applicability of section 204 of the Act.
§404.502
Overpayments.
§404.502a
Notice of right to waiver consideration.
§404.503
Underpayments.
§404.504
Relation to provisions for reductions and increases.
§404.505
Relationship to provisions requiring deductions.
§404.506
When waiver may be applied and how to process the request.
§404.507
Fault.
§404.508
Defeat the purpose of Title II.
§404.509
Against equity and good conscience; defined.
§404.510
When an individual is “without fault” in a deduction overpayment.
§404.510a
When an individual is “without fault” in an entitlement overpayment.
§404.511
When an individual is at “fault” in a deduction overpayment.
§404.512
When adjustment or recovery of an overpayment will be waived.
§404.513
Liability of a certifying officer.
§404.515
Collection and compromise of claims for overpayment.
§404.520
Referral of overpayments to the Department of the Treasury for tax refund offset—General.
§404.521
Notice to overpaid persons.
§404.522
Review within SSA that an overpayment is past due and legally enforceable.
§404.523
Findings by SSA.
§404.524
Review of our records related to the overpayment.
§404.525
Suspension of offset.
§404.526
Tax refund insufficient to cover amount of overpayment.
§404.527
Additional methods for recovery of title II benefit overpayments.
§404.530
Are title VIII and title XVI benefits subject to adjustment to recover title II overpayments?
§404.535
How much will we withhold from your title VIII and title XVI benefits to recover a title II overpayment?
§404.540
Will you receive notice of our intention to apply cross-program recovery?
§404.545
When will we begin cross-program recovery from current monthly benefits?
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Subpart G—FILING OF APPLICATIONS AND OTHER FORMS

General Provisions

§404.601
Introduction.
§404.602
Definitions.
§404.603
You must file an application to receive benefits.

Applications

§404.610
What makes an application a claim for benefits?
§404.611
How do I file an application for Social Security benefits?
§404.612
Who may sign an application.
§404.613
Evidence of authority to sign an application for another.
§404.614
When an application or other form is considered filed.
§404.615
Claimant must be alive when an application is filed.
§404.617
Pilot program for photographic identification of disability benefit applicants in designated geographic areas.

Effective Filing Period of Application

§404.620
Filing before the first month you meet the requirements for benefits.
§404.621
What happens if I file after the first month I meet the requirements for benefits?
§404.622
Limiting an application.
§404.623
Am I required to file for all benefits if I am eligible for old-age and husband's or wife's benefits?

Filing Date Based on Written Statement

§404.630
Use of date of written statement as filing date.
§404.631
Statements filed with the Railroad Retirement Board.
§404.632
Statements filed with a hospital.

Deemed Filing Date Based on Misinformation

§404.633
Deemed filing date in a case of misinformation.

Withdrawal of Application

§404.640
Withdrawal of an application.
§404.641
Cancellation of a request to withdraw.
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Subpart H—EVIDENCE

General

§404.701
Introduction.
§404.702
Definitions.
§404.703
When evidence is needed.
§404.704
Your responsibility for giving evidence.
§404.705
Failure to give requested evidence.
§404.706
Where to give evidence.
§404.707
Original records or copies as evidence.
§404.708
How we decide what is enough evidence.
§404.709
Preferred evidence and other evidence.

Evidence of Age, Marriage, and Death

§404.715
When evidence of age is needed.
§404.716
Type of evidence of age to be given.
§404.720
Evidence of a person's death.
§404.721
Evidence to presume a person is dead.
§404.722
Rebuttal of a presumption of death.
§404.723
When evidence of marriage is required.
§404.725
Evidence of a valid ceremonial marriage.
§404.726
Evidence of common-law marriage.
§404.727
Evidence of a deemed valid marriage.
§404.728
Evidence a marriage has ended.

Evidence for Child's and Parent's Benefits

§404.730
When evidence of a parent or child relationship is needed.
§404.731
Evidence you are a natural parent or child.
§404.732
Evidence you are a stepparent or stepchild.
§404.733
Evidence you are the legally adopting parent or legally adopted child.
§404.734
Evidence you are an equitably adopted child.
§404.735
Evidence you are the grandchild or stepgrandchild.
§404.736
Evidence of a child's dependency.
§404.745
Evidence of school attendance for child age 18 or older.
§404.750
Evidence of a parent's support.

Other Evidence Requirements

§404.760
Evidence of living in the same household with insured person.
§404.762
What is acceptable evidence of having a child in my care?
§404.770
Evidence of where the insured person had a permanent home.
§404.780
Evidence of “good cause” for exceeding time limits on accepting proof of support or application for a lump-sum death payment.
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Subpart I—RECORDS OF EARNINGS

General Provisions

§404.801
Introduction.
§404.802
Definitions.
§404.803
Conclusiveness of the record of your earnings.

Obtaining Earnings Information

§404.810
How to obtain a statement of earnings and a benefit estimate statement.
§404.811
The statement of earnings and benefit estimates you requested.
§404.812
Statement of earnings and benefit estimates sent without request.

Correcting the Earnings Record

§404.820
Filing a request for correction of the record of your earnings.
§404.821
Correction of the record of your earnings before the time limit ends.
§404.822
Correction of the record of your earnings after the time limit ends.
§404.823
Correction of the record of your earnings for work in the employ of the United States.

Notice of Removal or Reduction of an Entry of Earnings

§404.830
Notice of removal or reduction of your wages.
§404.831
Notice of removal or reduction of your self-employment income.
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Subpart J—DETERMINATIONS, ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW PROCESS, AND REOPENING OF DETERMINATIONS AND DECISIONS

Introduction, Definitions, and Initial Determinations

§404.900
Introduction.
§404.901
Definitions.
§404.902
Administrative actions that are initial determinations.
§404.903
Administrative actions that are not initial determinations.
§404.904
Notice of the initial determination.
§404.905
Effect of an initial determination.
§404.906
Testing modifications to the disability determination procedures.

Reconsideration

§404.907
Reconsideration—general.
§404.908
Parties to a reconsideration.
§404.909
How to request reconsideration.
§404.911
Good cause for missing the deadline to request review.
§404.913
Reconsideration procedures.
§404.914
Disability hearing—general.
§404.915
Disability hearing—disability hearing officers.
§404.916
Disability hearing—procedures.
§404.917
Disability hearing—disability hearing officer's reconsidered determination.
§404.918
Disability hearing—review of the disability hearing officer's reconsidered determination before it is issued.
§404.919
Notice of another person's request for reconsideration.
§404.920
Reconsidered determination.
§404.921
Effect of a reconsidered determination.
§404.922
Notice of a reconsidered determination.

Expedited Appeals Process

§404.923
Expedited appeals process—general.
§404.924
When the expedited appeals process may be used.
§404.925
How to request expedited appeals process.
§404.926
Agreement in expedited appeals process.
§404.927
Effect of expedited appeals process agreement.
§404.928
Expedited appeals process request that does not result in agreement.

Hearing Before an Administrative Law Judge

§404.929
Hearing before an administrative law judge—general.
§404.930
Availability of a hearing before an administrative law judge.
§404.932
Parties to a hearing before an administrative law judge.
§404.933
How to request a hearing before an administrative law judge.
§404.935
Submitting evidence prior to a hearing before an administrative law judge.
§404.936
Time and place for a hearing before an administrative law judge.
§404.937
Protecting the safety of the public and our employees in our hearing process.
§404.938
Notice of a hearing before an administrative law judge.
§404.939
Objections to the issues.
§404.940
Disqualification of the administrative law judge.
§404.941
Prehearing case review.
§404.942
Prehearing proceedings and decisions by attorney advisors.
§404.943
Responsibilities of the adjudication officer.

Administrative Law Judge Hearing Procedures

§404.944
Administrative law judge hearing procedures—general.
§404.946
Issues before an administrative law judge.
§404.948
Deciding a case without an oral hearing before an administrative law judge.
§404.949
Presenting written statements and oral arguments.
§404.950
Presenting evidence at a hearing before an administrative law judge.
§404.951
When a record of a hearing before an administrative law judge is made.
§404.952
Consolidated hearing before an administrative law judge.
§404.953
The decision of an administrative law judge.
§404.955
The effect of an administrative law judge's decision.
§404.956
Removal of a hearing request from an administrative law judge to the Appeals Council.
§404.957
Dismissal of a request for a hearing before an administrative law judge.
§404.958
Notice of dismissal of a request for a hearing before an administrative law judge.
§404.959
Effect of dismissal of a request for a hearing before an administrative law judge.
§404.960
Vacating a dismissal of a request for a hearing before an administrative law judge.
§404.961
Prehearing and posthearing conferences.
§404.965
[Reserved]

Appeals Council Review

§404.966
Testing elimination of the request for Appeals Council review.
§404.967
Appeals Council review—general.
§404.968
How to request Appeals Council review.
§404.969
Appeals Council initiates review.
§404.970
Cases the Appeals Council will review.
§404.971
Dismissal by Appeals Council.
§404.972
Effect of dismissal of request for Appeals Council review.
§404.973
Notice of Appeals Council review.
§404.974
Obtaining evidence from Appeals Council.
§404.975
Filing briefs with the Appeals Council.
§404.976
Procedures before Appeals Council on review.
§404.977
Case remanded by Appeals Council.
§404.979
Decision of Appeals Council.
§404.981
Effect of Appeals Council's decision or denial of review.
§404.982
Extension of time to file action in Federal district court.

Court Remand Cases

§404.983
Case remanded by a Federal court.
§404.984
Appeals Council review of administrative law judge decision in a case remanded by a Federal court.
§404.985
Application of circuit court law.

Reopening and Revising Determinations and Decisions

§404.987
Reopening and revising determinations and decisions.
§404.988
Conditions for reopening.
§404.989
Good cause for reopening.
§404.990
Finality of determinations and decisions on revision of an earnings record.
§404.991
Finality of determinations and decisions to suspend benefit payments for entire taxable year because of earnings.
§404.991a
Late completion of timely investigation.
§404.992
Notice of revised determination or decision.
§404.993
Effect of revised determination or decision.
§404.994
Time and place to request a hearing on revised determination or decision.
§404.995
Finality of findings when later claim is filed on same earnings record.
§404.996
Increase in future benefits where time period for reopening expires.

Payment of Certain Travel Expenses

§404.999a
Payment of certain travel expenses—general.
§404.999b
Who may be reimbursed.
§404.999c
What travel expenses are reimbursable.
§404.999d
When and how to claim reimbursement.
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Subpart K—EMPLOYMENT, WAGES, SELF-EMPLOYMENT, AND SELF-EMPLOYMENT INCOME

§404.1001
Introduction.
§404.1002
Definitions.

Employment

§404.1003
Employment.
§404.1004
What work is covered as employment?
§404.1005
Who is an employee.
§404.1006
Corporation officer.
§404.1007
Common-law employee.
§404.1008
Agent-driver or commission-driver, full-time life insurance salesman, home worker, or traveling or city salesman.
§404.1009
Who is an employer.
§404.1010
Farm crew leader as employer.

Work Excluded From Employment

§404.1012
Work excluded from employment.
§404.1013
Included-excluded rule.
§404.1014
Domestic service by a student for a local college club, fraternity or sorority.
§404.1015
Family services.
§404.1016
Foreign agricultural workers.
§404.1017
Sharefarmers.
§404.1018
Work by civilians for the United States Government or its instrumentalities—wages paid after 1983.
§404.1018a
Work by civilians for the United States Government or its instrumentalities—remuneration paid prior to 1984.
§404.1018b
Medicare qualified government employment.
§404.1019
Work as a member of a uniformed service of the United States.
§404.1020
Work for States and their political subdivisions and instrumentalities.
§404.1021
Work for the District of Columbia.
§404.1022
American Samoa, Guam, or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
§404.1023
Ministers of churches and members of religious orders.
§404.1024
Election of coverage by religious orders.
§404.1025
Work for religious, charitable, educational, or certain other organizations exempt from income tax.
§404.1026
Work for a church or qualified church-controlled organization.
§404.1027
Railroad work.
§404.1028
Student working for a school, college, or university.
§404.1029
Student nurses.
§404.1030
Delivery and distribution or sale of newspapers, shopping news, and magazines.
§404.1031
Fishing.
§404.1032
Work for a foreign government.
§404.1033
Work for a wholly owned instrumentality of a foreign government.
§404.1034
Work for an international organization.
§404.1035
Work for a communist organization.
§404.1036
Certain nonresident aliens.
§404.1037
Work on or in connection with a non-American vessel or aircraft.
§404.1038
Domestic employees under age 18.

Exemption From Social Security by Reason of Religious Belief

§404.1039
Employers (including partnerships) and employees who are both members of certain religious groups opposed to insurance.

Wages

§404.1041
Wages.
§404.1042
Wages when paid and received.
§404.1043
Facilities or privileges—meals and lodging.
§404.1044
Vacation pay.
§404.1045
Employee expenses.
§404.1046
Pay for work by certain members of religious orders.
§404.1047
Annual wage limitation.
§404.1048
Contribution and benefit base after 1992.
§404.1049
Payments under an employer plan or system.
§404.1050
Retirement payments.
§404.1051
Payments on account of sickness or accident disability, or related medical or hospitalization expenses.
§404.1052
Payments from or to certain tax-exempt trusts or payments under or into certain annuity plans.
§404.1053
“Qualified benefits” under a cafeteria plan.
§404.1054
Payments by an employer of employee's tax or employee's contribution under State law.
§404.1055
Payments for agricultural labor.
§404.1056
Explanation of agricultural labor.
§404.1057
Domestic service in the employer's home.
§404.1058
Special situations.
§404.1059
Deemed wages for certain individuals interned during World War II.
§404.1060
[Reserved]

Self-Employment

§404.1065
Self-employment coverage.
§404.1066
Trade or business in general.
§404.1068
Employees who are considered self-employed.
§404.1069
Real estate agents and direct sellers.
§404.1070
Christian Science practitioners.
§404.1071
Ministers and members of religious orders.
§404.1073
Public office.
§404.1074
Farm crew leader who is self-employed.
§404.1075
Members of certain religious groups opposed to insurance.
§404.1077
Individuals under railroad retirement system.

Self-Employment Income

§404.1080
Net earnings from self-employment.
§404.1081
General rules for figuring net earnings from self-employment.
§404.1082
Rentals from real estate; material participation.
§404.1083
Dividends and interest.
§404.1084
Gain or loss from disposition of property; capital assets; timber, coal, and iron ore; involuntary conversion.
§404.1085
Net operating loss deduction.
§404.1086
Community income.
§404.1087
Figuring partner's net earnings from self-employment for taxable year which ends as a result of death.
§404.1088
Retirement payment to retired partners.
§404.1089
Figuring net earnings for residents and nonresidents of Puerto Rico.
§404.1090
Personal exemption deduction.
§404.1091
Figuring net earnings for ministers and members of religious orders.
§404.1092
Figuring net earnings for U.S. citizens or residents living outside the United States.
§404.1093
Possession of the United States.
§404.1094
Options available for figuring net earnings from self-employment.
§404.1095
Agricultural trade or business.
§404.1096
Self-employment income.
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Subpart L—[RESERVED]

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Subpart M—COVERAGE OF EMPLOYEES OF STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

General

§404.1200
General.
§404.1201
Scope of this subpart regarding coverage and wage reports and adjustments.
§404.1202
Definitions.
§404.1203
Evidence—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1204
Designating officials to act on behalf of the State.

What Groups of Employees May Be Covered

§404.1205
Absolute coverage groups.
§404.1206
Retirement system coverage groups.
§404.1207
Divided retirement system coverage groups.
§404.1208
Ineligible employees.
§404.1209
Mandatorily excluded services.
§404.1210
Optionally excluded services.
§404.1211
Interstate instrumentalities.
§404.1212
Police officers and firefighters.

How Coverage Under Agreements Is Obtained and Continues

§404.1214
Agreement for coverage.
§404.1215
Modification of agreement.
§404.1216
Modification of agreement to correct an error.
§404.1217
Continuation of coverage.
§404.1218
Resumption of coverage.
§404.1219
Dissolution of political subdivision.

How To Identify Covered Employees

§404.1220
Identification numbers.

What Records of Coverage Must Be Kept

§404.1225
Records—for wages paid prior to 1987.

Review of Compliance by State With Its Agreement

§404.1230
Onsite review program.
§404.1231
Scope of review.
§404.1232
Conduct of review.
§404.1234
Reports of review's findings.

How To Report Wages and Contributions—for Wages Paid Prior to 1987

§404.1237
Wage reports and contribution returns—general—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1239
Wage reports for employees performing services in more than one coverage group—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1242
Back pay.
§404.1243
Use of reporting forms—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1247
When to report wages—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1249
When and where to make deposits of contributions and to file contribution returns and wage reports—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1251
Final reports—for wages paid prior to 1987.

What Is a State's Liability for Contributions—for Wages Paid Prior to 1987

§404.1255
State's liability for contributions—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1256
Limitation on State's liability for contributions for multiple employment situations—for wages paid prior to 1987.

Figuring the Amount of the State's Contributions—for Wages Paid Prior to 1987

§404.1260
Amount of contributions—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1262
Manner of payment of contributions by State—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1263
When fractional part of a cent may be disregarded—for wages paid prior to 1987.

If a State Fails To Make Timely Payments—for Wages Paid Prior to 1987

§404.1265
Addition of interest to contributions—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1267
Failure to make timely payments—for wages paid prior to 1987.

How Errors in Reports and Contributions Are Adjusted—for Wages Paid Prior to 1987

§404.1270
Adjustments in general—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1271
Adjustment of overpayment of contributions—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1272
Refund or recomputation of overpayments which are not adjustable—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1275
Adjustment of employee contributions—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1276
Reports and payments erroneously made to Internal Revenue Service-transfer of funds—for wages paid prior to 1987.

How Overpayments of Contributions Are Credited or Refunded—for Wages Paid Prior to 1987

§404.1280
Allowance of credits or refunds—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1281
Credits or refunds for periods of time during which no liability exists—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1282
Time limitations on credits or refunds—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1283
Exceptions to the time limitations on credits or refunds—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1284
Offsetting underpayments against overpayments—for wages paid prior to 1987.

How Assessments for Underpayments of Contributions Are Made—for Wages Paid Prior to 1987

§404.1285
Assessments of amounts due—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1286
Time limitations on assessments—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1287
Exceptions to the time limitations on assessments—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1289
Payment after expiration of time limitation for assessment—for wages paid prior to 1987.

Secretary's Review of Decisions on Credits, Refunds, or Assessments—for Wages Paid Prior to 1987

§404.1290
Review of decisions by the Secretary—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1291
Reconsideration—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1292
How to request review—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1293
Time for filing request for review—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1294
Notification to State after reconsideration—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1295
Commissioner's review—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1296
Commissioner's notification to the State—for wages paid prior to 1987.

How a State May Seek Court Review of Commissioner's Decision—for Wages Paid Prior to 1987

§404.1297
Review by court—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1298
Time for filing civil action—for wages paid prior to 1987.
§404.1299
Final judgments—for wages paid prior to 1987.
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Subpart N—WAGE CREDITS FOR VETERANS AND MEMBERS OF THE UNIFORMED SERVICES

General

§404.1301
Introduction.
§404.1302
Definitions.

World War II Veterans

§404.1310
Who is a World War II veteran.
§404.1311
Ninety-day active service requirement for World War II veterans.
§404.1312
World War II service included.
§404.1313
World War II service excluded.

Post-World War II Veterans

§404.1320
Who is a post-World War II veteran.
§404.1321
Ninety-day active service requirement for post-World War II veterans.
§404.1322
Post-World War II service included.
§404.1323
Post-World War II service excluded.

Separation from Active Service

§404.1325
Separation from active service under conditions other than dishonorable.

Members of the Uniformed Services

§404.1330
Who is a member of a uniformed service.

Amounts of Wage Credits and Limits on Their Use

§404.1340
Wage credits for World War II and post-World War II veterans.
§404.1341
Wage credits for a member of a uniformed service.
§404.1342
Limits on granting World War II and post-World War II wage credits.
§404.1343
When the limits on granting World War II and post-World War II wage credits do not apply.

Deemed Insured Status for World II Veterans

§404.1350
Deemed insured status.
§404.1351
When deemed insured status does not apply.
§404.1352
Benefits and payments based on deemed insured status.

Effect of Other Benefits on Payment of Social Security Benefits and Payments

§404.1360
Veterans Administration pension or compensation payable.
§404.1361
Federal benefit payable other than by Veterans Administration.
§404.1362
Treatment of social security benefits or payments where Veterans Administration pension or compensation payable.
§404.1363
Treatment of social security benefits or payments where Federal benefit payable other than by Veterans Administration.

Evidence of Active Service and Membership in a Uniformed Service

§404.1370
Evidence of active service and separation from active service.
§404.1371
Evidence of membership in a uniformed service during the years 1957 through 1967.
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Subpart O—INTERRELATIONSHIP OF OLD-AGE, SURVIVORS AND DISABILITY INSURANCE PROGRAM WITH THE RAILROAD RETIREMENT PROGRAM

§404.1401
What is the interrelationship between the Railroad Retirement Act and the Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Program of the Social Security Act?
§404.1402
When are railroad industry services by a non-vested worker covered under Social Security?
§404.1404
Effective date of coverage of railroad services under the act.
§404.1405
If you have been considered a non-vested worker, what are the situations when your railroad industry work will not be covered under Social Security?
§404.1406
Eligibility to railroad retirement benefits as a bar to payment of social security benefits.
§404.1407
When railroad retirement benefits do not bar payment of social security benefits.
§404.1408
Compensation to be treated as wages.
§404.1409
Purposes of using compensation.
§404.1410
Presumption on basis of certified compensation record.
§404.1412
Compensation quarters of coverage.
§404.1413
When will we certify payment to the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB)?
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Subpart P—DETERMINING DISABILITY AND BLINDNESS

General

§404.1501
Scope of subpart.
§404.1502
General definitions and terms for this subpart.

Determinations

§404.1503
Who makes disability and blindness determinations.
§404.1503a
Program integrity.
§404.1504
Determinations by other organizations and agencies.

Definition of Disability

§404.1505
Basic definition of disability.
§404.1506
When we will not consider your impairment.
§404.1508
What is needed to show an impairment.
§404.1509
How long the impairment must last.
§404.1510
Meaning of substantial gainful activity.
§404.1511
Definition of a disabling impairment.

Evidence

§404.1512
Evidence.
§404.1513
Medical and other evidence of your impairment(s).
§404.1514
When we will purchase existing evidence.
§404.1515
Where and how to submit evidence.
§404.1516
If you fail to submit medical and other evidence.
§404.1517
Consultative examination at our expense.
§404.1518
If you do not appear at a consultative examination.

Standards To Be Used in Determining When a Consultative Examination Will Be Obtained in Connection With Disability Determinations

§404.1519
The consultative examination.
§404.1519a
When we will purchase a consultative examination and how we will use it.
§404.1519b
When we will not purchase a consultative examination.

Standards for the Type of Referral and for Report Content

§404.1519f
Type of purchased examinations.
§404.1519g
Who we will select to perform a consultative examination.
§404.1519h
Your treating source.
§404.1519i
Other sources for consultative examinations.
§404.1519j
Objections to the medical source designated to perform the consultative examination.
§404.1519k
Purchase of medical examinations, laboratory tests, and other services.
§404.1519m
Diagnostic tests or procedures.
§404.1519n
Informing the medical source of examination scheduling, report content, and signature requirements.
§404.1519o
When a properly signed consultative examination report has not been received.
§404.1519p
Reviewing reports of consultative examinations.
§404.1519q
Conflict of interest.

Authorizing and Monitoring the Referral Process

§404.1519s
Authorizing and monitoring the consultative examination.

Procedures To Monitor the Consultative Examination

§404.1519t
Consultative examination oversight.

Evaluation of Disability

§404.1520
Evaluation of disability in general.
§404.1520a
Evaluation of mental impairments.
§404.1520b
How we consider evidence.
§404.1521
What we mean by an impairment(s) that is not severe.
§404.1522
When you have two or more unrelated impairments—initial claims.
§404.1523
Multiple impairments.

Medical Considerations

§404.1525
Listing of Impairments in appendix 1.
§404.1526
Medical equivalence.
§404.1527
Evaluating opinion evidence.
§404.1528
Symptoms, signs, and laboratory findings.
§404.1529
How we evaluate symptoms, including pain.
§404.1530
Need to follow prescribed treatment.
§404.1535
How we will determine whether your drug addiction or alcoholism is a contributing factor material to the determination of disability.
§404.1536
Treatment required for individuals whose drug addiction or alcoholism is a contributing factor material to the determination of disability.
§404.1537
What we mean by appropriate treatment.
§404.1538
What we mean by approved institutions or facilities.
§404.1539
How we consider whether treatment is available.
§404.1540
Evaluating compliance with the treatment requirements.
§404.1541
Establishment and use of referral and monitoring agencies.

Residual Functional Capacity

§404.1545
Your residual functional capacity.
§404.1546
Responsibility for assessing your residual functional capacity.

Vocational Considerations

§404.1560
When we will consider your vocational background.
§404.1562
Medical-vocational profiles showing an inability to make an adjustment to other work.
§404.1563
Your age as a vocational factor.
§404.1564
Your education as a vocational factor.
§404.1565
Your work experience as a vocational factor.
§404.1566
Work which exists in the national economy.
§404.1567
Physical exertion requirements.
§404.1568
Skill requirements.
§404.1569
Listing of Medical-Vocational Guidelines in appendix 2.
§404.1569a
Exertional and nonexertional limitations.

Substantial Gainful Activity

§404.1571
General.
§404.1572
What we mean by substantial gainful activity.
§404.1573
General information about work activity.
§404.1574
Evaluation guides if you are an employee.
§404.1574a
When and how we will average your earnings.
§404.1575
Evaluation guides if you are self-employed.
§404.1576
Impairment-related work expenses.

Widows, Widowers, and Surviving Divorced Spouses

§404.1577
Disability defined for widows, widowers, and surviving divorced spouses for monthly benefits payable for months prior to January 1991.
§404.1578
How we determine disability for widows, widowers, and surviving divorced spouses for monthly benefits payable for months prior to January 1991.
§404.1579
How we will determine whether your disability continues or ends.

Blindness

§404.1581
Meaning of blindness as defined in the law.
§404.1582
A period of disability based on blindness.
§404.1583
How we determine disability for blind persons who are age 55 or older.
§404.1584
Evaluation of work activity of blind people.
§404.1585
Trial work period for persons age 55 or older who are blind.
§404.1586
Why and when we will stop your cash benefits.
§404.1587
Circumstances under which we may suspend and terminate your benefits before we make a determination.

Continuing or Stopping Disability

§404.1588
Your responsibility to tell us of events that may change your disability status.
§404.1589
We may conduct a review to find out whether you continue to be disabled.
§404.1590
When and how often we will conduct a continuing disability review.
§404.1591
If your medical recovery was expected and you returned to work.
§404.1592
The trial work period.
§404.1592a
The reentitlement period.
§404.1592b
What is expedited reinstatement?
§404.1592c
Who is entitled to expedited reinstatement?
§404.1592d
How do I request reinstatement?
§404.1592e
How do we determine provisional benefits?
§404.1592f
How do we determine reinstated benefits?
§404.1593
Medical evidence in continuing disability review cases.
§404.1594
How we will determine whether your disability continues or ends.
§404.1595
When we determine that you are not now disabled.
§404.1596
Circumstances under which we may suspend and terminate your benefits before we make a determination.
§404.1597
After we make a determination that you are not now disabled.
§404.1597a
Continued benefits pending appeal of a medical cessation determination.
§404.1598
If you become disabled by another impairment(s).
§404.1599
Work incentive experiments and rehabilitation demonstration projects in the disability program.
Appendix
Appendix 1 to Subpart P of Part 404—Listing of Impairments
Appendix
Appendix 2 to Subpart P of Part 404—Medical-Vocational Guidelines
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Subpart Q—DETERMINATIONS OF DISABILITY

General Provisions

§404.1601
Purpose and scope.
§404.1602
Definitions.
§404.1603
Basic responsibilities for us and the State.

Responsibilities for Performing the Disability Determination Function

§404.1610
How a State notifies us that it wishes to perform the disability determination function.
§404.1611
How we notify a State whether it may perform the disability determination function.
§404.1613
Disability determinations the State makes.
§404.1614
Responsibilities for obtaining evidence to make disability determinations.
§404.1615
Making disability determinations.
§404.1616
Medical or psychological consultants.
§404.1617
Reasonable efforts to obtain review by a qualified psychiatrist or psychologist.
§404.1618
Notifying claimants of the disability determination.

Quick Disability Determinations

§404.1619
Quick disability determination process.

Administrative Responsibilities and Requirements

§404.1620
General administrative requirements.
§404.1621
Personnel.
§404.1622
Training.
§404.1623
Facilities.
§404.1624
Medical and other purchased services.
§404.1625
Records and reports.
§404.1626
Fiscal.
§404.1627
Audits.
§404.1628
Property.
§404.1629
Participation in research and demonstration projects.
§404.1630
Coordination with other agencies.
§404.1631
Confidentiality of information and records.
§404.1632
Other Federal laws and regulations.
§404.1633
Policies and operating instructions.

Performance Standards

§404.1640
General.
§404.1641
Standards of performance.
§404.1642
Processing time standards.
§404.1643
Performance accuracy standard.
§404.1644
How and when we determine whether the processing time standards are met.
§404.1645
How and when we determine whether the performance accuracy standard is met.
§404.1650
Action we will take if a State agency does not meet the standards.

Performance Monitoring and Support

§404.1660
How we will monitor.
§404.1661
When we will provide performance support.
§404.1662
What support we will provide.

Substantial Failure

§404.1670
General.
§404.1671
Good cause for not following the Act, our regulations, or other written guidelines.
§404.1675
Finding of substantial failure.

Hearings and Appeals

§404.1680
Notice of right to hearing on proposed finding of substantial failure.
§404.1681
Disputes on matters other than substantial failure.
§404.1682
Who conducts the hearings.
§404.1683
Hearings and appeals process.

Assumption of Disability Determination Function

§404.1690
Assumption when we make a finding of substantial failure.
§404.1691
Assumption when State no longer wishes to perform the disability determination function.
§404.1692
Protection of State employees.
§404.1693
Limitation on State expenditures after notice.
§404.1694
Final accounting by the State.
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Subpart R—REPRESENTATION OF PARTIES

§404.1700
Introduction.
§404.1703
Definitions.
§404.1705
Who may be your representative.
§404.1706
Notification of options for obtaining attorney representation.
§404.1707
Appointing a representative.
§404.1710
Authority of a representative.
§404.1713
Mandatory use of electronic services.
§404.1715
Notice or request to a representative.
§404.1717
Direct payment of fees to eligible non-attorney representatives.
§404.1720
Fee for a representative's services.
§404.1725
Request for approval of a fee.
§404.1728
Proceedings before a State or Federal court.
§404.1730
Payment of fees.
§404.1735
[Reserved]
§404.1740
Rules of conduct and standards of responsibility for representatives.
§404.1745
Violations of our requirements, rules, or standards.
§404.1750
Notice of charges against a representative.
§404.1755
Withdrawing charges against a representative.
§404.1765
Hearing on charges.
§404.1770
Decision by hearing officer.
§404.1775
Requesting review of the hearing officer's decision.
§404.1776
Assignment of request for review of the hearing officer's decision.
§404.1780
Appeals Council's review of hearing officer's decision.
§404.1785
Evidence permitted on review.
§404.1790
Appeals Council's decision.
§404.1795
When the Appeals Council will dismiss a request for review.
§404.1797
Reinstatement after suspension—period of suspension expired.
§404.1799
Reinstatement after suspension or disqualification—period of suspension not expired.
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Subpart S—PAYMENT PROCEDURES

§404.1800
Introduction.
§404.1805
Paying benefits.
§404.1807
Monthly payment day.
§404.1810
Expediting benefit payments.
§404.1815
Withholding certification or payments.
§404.1820
Transfer or assignment of payments.
§404.1821
Garnishment of payments after disbursement.
§404.1825
Joint payments to a family.
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Subpart T—TOTALIZATION AGREEMENTS

General Provisions

§404.1901
Introduction.
§404.1902
Definitions.
§404.1903
Negotiating totalization agreements.
§404.1904
Effective date of a totalization agreement.
§404.1905
Termination of agreements.

Benefit Provisions

§404.1908
Crediting foreign periods of coverage.
§404.1910
Person qualifies under more than one totalization agreement.
§404.1911
Effects of a totalization agreement on entitlement to hospital insurance benefits.

Coverage Provisions

§404.1913
Precluding dual coverage.
§404.1914
Certificate of coverage.
§404.1915
Payment of contributions.

Computation Provisions

§404.1918
How benefits are computed.
§404.1919
How benefits are recomputed.
§404.1920
Supplementing the U.S. benefit if the total amount of the combined benefits is less than the U.S. minimum benefit.
§404.1921
Benefits of less than $1 due.

Other Provisions

§404.1925
Applications.
§404.1926
Evidence.
§404.1927
Appeals.
§404.1928
Effect of the alien non-payment provision.
§404.1929
Overpayments.
§404.1930
Disclosure of information.
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Subpart U—REPRESENTATIVE PAYMENT

§404.2001
Introduction.
§404.2010
When payment will be made to a representative payee.
§404.2011
What happens to your monthly benefits while we are finding a suitable representative payee for you?
§404.2015
Information considered in determining whether to make representative payments.
§404.2020
Information considered in selecting a representative payee.
§404.2021
What is our order of preference in selecting a representative payee for you?
§404.2022
Who may not serve as a representative payee?
§404.2024
How do we investigate a representative payee applicant?
§404.2025
What information must a representative payee report to us?
§404.2030
How will we notify you when we decide you need a representative payee?
§404.2035
What are the responsibilities of your representative payee?
§404.2040
Use of benefit payments.
§404.2040a
Compensation for qualified organizations serving as representative payees.
§404.2041
Who is liable if your representative payee misuses your benefits?
§404.2045
Conservation and investment of benefit payments.
§404.2050
When will we select a new representative payee for you?
§404.2055
When representative payment will be stopped.
§404.2060
Transfer of accumulated benefit payments.
§404.2065
How does your representative payee account for the use of benefits?
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Subpart V—PAYMENTS FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES

General Provisions

§404.2101
General.
§404.2102
Purpose and scope.
§404.2103
Definitions.
§404.2104
Participation by State VR agencies or alternate participants.
§404.2106
Basic qualifications for alternate participants.

Payment Provisions

§404.2108
Requirements for payment.
§404.2109
Responsibility for making payment decisions.
§404.2110
What we mean by “SGA” and by “a continuous period of 9 months”.
§404.2111
Criteria for determining when VR services will be considered to have contributed to a continuous period of 9 months.
§404.2112
Payment for VR services in a case where an individual continues to receive disability payments based on participation in an approved VR program.
§404.2114
Services for which payment may be made.
§404.2115
When services must have been provided.
§404.2116
When claims for payment for VR services must be made (filing deadlines).
§404.2117
What costs will be paid.

Administrative Provisions

§404.2118
Applicability of these provisions to alternate participants.
§404.2119
Method of payment.
§404.2120
Audits.
§404.2121
Validation reviews.
§404.2122
Confidentiality of information and records.
§404.2123
Other Federal laws and regulations.
§404.2127
Resolution of disputes.


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