I-4-7-15.Appeals Council Decisions — Proffering Evidence
Last Update: 8/24/16 (Transmittal I-4-58)
A. When to Proffer Evidence After Court Remand
The Appeals Council (AC) will proffer new evidence after a court remand when:
The AC intends to issue a decision on receipt of the court remand (see Hearings, Appeals and Litigation Law (HALLEX) manual I-4-7-1);
The evidence is received from a source other than the claimant or the appointed representative (if any);
The AC intends to add the evidence to the record; and
The AC's decision will not be fully favorable.
For the definition and purpose of proffer, see HALLEX I-3-2-16.