I-2-2-99.Sample Language Which May be Appropriate in the Notice of Hearing – Drug Addiction and Alcoholism is at Issue

Last Update: 8/15/05 (Transmittal I-2-61)

If I find that drug addiction and/or alcoholism is an issue in your case and that you are also unable to work, I will also decide whether it is a contributing factor material to the determination that you are disabled. If drug addiction or alcoholism is a contributing factor material to the determination of your disability, I will find you not disabled pursuant to sections 223(d)(2)(C) and 1614(a)(3)(J) of the Social Security Act, as amended.