I-2-9-30.Reopening for Any Reason Within 12 Months

Last Update: 9/28/05 (Transmittal I-2-65)

An Administrative Law Judge has the authority to reopen an initial, revised or reconsidered determination, or a hearing decision or revised hearing decision under Title II or Title XVI of the Social Security Act for any reason within 12 months from the date of the notice of the initial determination (20 CFR §§ 404.988(a) and 416.1488(a)).