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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Office of Disability Adjudication and Review

HALLEX
Volume I

Transmittal No. I-3-102

Chapter: I-3-5

Subject: Denial of Request for Review

Background

This transmittal adds section I-3-5-55 to the Hearings, Appeals and Litigation Law (HALLEX) manual to provide instructions for when a claimant dies shortly after the Appeals Council denies review of an administrative law judge action.

Explanation of Content and Changes

Section I-3-5-55 is organized as follows:

I-3-5-55 – We added a new section titled “Death of Claimant Shortly After Denial of Request for Review” and incorporated information previously in HALLEX I-3-9-32.

Date: March 9, 2015