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Social Security Advisory Service - www.ssas.com
DAA Q&A Teletype
FlLE NO. : EM-96200
DATE: AUGUST 30, 1996
AGENCY: Social Security Administration
Dale Cox, 410-965·7532
TO : All RCsi ARCs/PSCslDOSs/FDDSlDQBslOHAsi
FROM: SSA, Office of Disability
SUBJECT: EMERGENCY TELETYPE
- Questions and Answers Concerning OM from the
Regional Offices must ensure
that all disabilily adjudicators
including Adjudication Offlccrs
etc .• receive this message.
Refer any questions concerning
t~is teletype orDAA provisions to your respective Regional
Office Disability Progmms Branch OAA Coordinators.
FO, PC, TIlC; DISREGARD 1HIS TELETYPE
At a 07/01196
teleconference wilh DOSs and regional offices, we answered various questions
about DAA. The answers to those questions are below.
OM HOTI.lNE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS (Q&As)
lSSUE I: Misclassified Start-Up cases
Start-up notices were sent to DAA beneficiaries (DAABs) who were on ou~ disability rolls as 0
March 29, 1996,10 advise them that Public Law 104-121 requires us to lerminate their disabili
benefits affective January
I, 1997. If they disagree that the new law applies to them, they may
appeal their start-up notices and ask us (0 make 11 new disability determination.
The process for handling start-up appeals
in the DOSs was outline in Exhibit 1 of Emergency
Instruction (EM) 96·76, dated May 31, 1996. This process provides that an appeal call be closed
out and a notice sent regarding the revers