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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Office of Hearings and Appeals

HALLEX
Volume I

Transmittal No. I-5-4-25

Division 5: Temporary Instructions

Subject: Blankenship, et al. v. Secretary of Health and Human Services

Background

On January 3, 1990, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky approved a settlement agreement in which the Secretary agreed to continue sending Blankenship notices to Kentucky residents who request hearings on their disability claims.

Explanation of Content and Changes

This instruction incorporates and updates the information contained in OHA Staff Guides and Programs Digest (SGPD)Bulletin III-1(87) issued on February 13, 1987, to reflect the January 3, 1990 settlement agreement.

Remove

Remove SGPD Bulletin No. III-1(87).

Insert

In the binder for Temporary Instructions, insert TI 5-425.

Date: November 7, 1990