I-1-2-64.Fee Petition Administrative Review — Acknowledgment/Interim Letters to the Parties
Last Update: 1/28/03 (Transmittal I-1-44)
A. Acknowledgment Letters
The Social Security Administration (SSA) sends a letter to the party who requested administrative review to:
Acknowledge receipt of the request.
Inform the requester that SSA will notify the other party(ies) to the initial fee authorization that he/she has requested review.
Notify the requester that the other party(ies) will be given the opportunity to comment on his/her request for review.
Obtain an explanation for late filing, if the requestor filed the request more than 30 days after the date of the fee authorization notice and did not provide an explanation.
SSA informs the other party(ies) to the initial fee authorization that:
the requester filed for administrative review of the amount of the fee, and
the other party(ies) may comment on or submit written information about the request. Refer to I-1-2-115 for sample language.
B. Interim Letters
SSA sends interim letters to the parties to:
inform them of additional information received and their right to comment, and
follow-up on requested information, when necessary.