Call our toll free number, 1-800-772-1213 (except in the situations described below) if you have questions about the status of your fee agreement, fee petition, or the payment of a fee authorized for services provided in a proceeding before us.
People who are deaf or hard of hearing may call our toll free TTY number, 1-800-325-0778, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on business days.
- The Appeals Council issued a favorable decision on your client's claim, you filed a fee agreement, and
You have not received the Appeals Council's order approving or disapproving the fee agreement or
You requested administrative review of the disapproval of a fee agreement or the amount of the authorized fee and have not received notice of the determination made on that request.
- The Appeals Council issued a decision on your client's claim or denied the request for review, you filed a fee petition, and
You have not received Form SSA-1560A, "Authorization to Charge and Receive a Fee" or
You requested administrative review of the fee amount authorized and have not received notice of the action taken on that request.
Contact the Attorney Fee Branch by phone, by fax or in writing. If you contact the Attorney Fee Branch in writing, include a copy of a fee document and the Appeals Council's action on the claim.
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