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Administrative appeals process:

ALJ actions, §2008

ALJ's decision, §2012

appeals process, §2007, §2008, §2009, §2010, §2011, §2012, §2013, §2014

appeals review, §2013

claimant's representative, §2017, §2018

extension of time for filing request for reconsideration, hearing or review, §2015

hearing notices, §2009

pre/post hearing conferences, §2010

reconsideration, §2000, §2001, §2002, §2003, §2004, §2005

reopening and revision of determination or decision, supplemental security income (SSI), §2197

Social Security Office assistance, §2011

time limit for reopening determinations, §2001, §2016

Administrative review process:

defined, §2000

prehearing or posthearing conference, §2010

State's assessment, disallowance, credit or refund, §1019

Adopted child:

deemed stepchild, §332

dependency, §334

dependent upon insured parent, §334

effective date of adoption decree, §329

inheritance rights, §330

legal, §329, §330, §331, §332, §333, §334, §335, §336, §337, §1713

legal adoption defined, §329

past indebtedness, §1619

proof, §1713

State law test, §328

step-relationships, §331, §332

termination of benefits, §340

Adult beneficiary (representative payee):

ability to manage benefits, §1613, §1614

advance notice of proposed actions, §1611

conservation of funds, §1619

current needs and maintenance, §1617

evidence of capability of beneficiary, §1614

evidence of incapability of beneficiary, §1604, §1606

legal guardian appointed, beneficiary adjudged incompetent, §1605

past indebtedness, §1618

payee preference guide, §1609

payments made directly to beneficiary over age 18, §1603

proper use of benefits, §1616

responsibilities of payee, §1616

transfer of funds, §1622

Age 62:

quarters of coverage required, §204

reduced benefits, §302, §723, §724, §725, §726, §727, §728, §729

reduction factors adjustment, widow(er), §728

retirement insurance requirements, §301

spouse's insurance benefits, §119, §305, §311, §322

Age 65:

blind or disabled, SSI, §126

hospital and medical insurance protection, §127, §1500

period of disability ends, §511

prescription drug benefit, §128, §1500, §2400

reduced spouse's benefits, §320

reduced widow(er)'s benefits, §407

reduction factor adjustment, §728

SSI, §2102

Agricultural labor (coverage):

cash-pay test, §901, §902

commodities listed, §905

cotton ginning, §911

cultivating, raising or harvesting any agricultural or horticultural commodities, §904

cultivation of soil, raising or harvesting of commodities, §906

domestic service in a private home for profit, §915

domestic service, defined, §916

farm crew workers and leaders, §831

farm defined, §903

foreign workers admitted to U.S. on temporary basis, §914

nonbusiness work on a farm operated for profit, §924

operating, managing, maintaining farm, §909

processing or packaging commodities, §913

production and harvesting of crude gum, §910

quarters of coverage, cash-pay test, §214

raising and harvesting, terms, §906, §907, §908

sharefarm arrangement, §1119, §1120, §1121

types, §909

water system upkeep, §912

Alien nonpayment provisions:

absence from U.S., §1844

absence from U.S. for 30 full consecutive days, §1844

accrued benefits, restricted countries, §1849

beneficiary outside U.S. 6 months or more, §1843

countries restricted, §1847, §1848

countries with social insurance or pension systems, §1845

exception limitations, §1846

exceptions, §1843, §1845

limitations on use of certain exceptions, §1846

lump-sum death payment, §429, §1843, §1847

outside the U.S., 6-months or more, §1843

period of absence, §1844

retirement insurance benefits, §303

Aliens:

child's benefits, §339, §413

foreign students, exchange visitors, and international cultural exchange visitors, §939

mother's or father's benefits reduced, §419

parent's benefits nonpayable for some months, §426

spouse's benefits, §321

SSI, §2115

widow(er)'s benefits, §408

work performed under Immigration and Nationality Act, §939

Allied armed forces services:

before 1957, gratuitous military wage credits, §1307

noncontributory military wage credits, §957

Annual report of earnings:

additional reports, when required, §1822

beginning or stopping employment, §522

deadline for filing, §1815

exempt amounts, §1803

extension of time for filing, §1816, §1817

failure to file timely, §1819, §1820, §1821

failure to file, good cause, §1832, §1833

filing requirements, §1814

information required, §1818

payment of partial benefit, §1806

request for extension of time for filing, §1817

Applications:

answering questions, §1511

by guardian, committee or legal representative, §1501

child's, §323

child's reentitlement to benefits, §341

completion, §1511, §1512

date of effectiveness, §1502

delayed filing result, §1504

disabled worker's, §509, §602, §1502

divorced spouse's, §311

false statements, penal provisions, §142

filing, §1500

food stamp program, SSI, §2108

good cause for extension of time limit, §1518, §1519

help in completing, §1512

individuals nearing retirement age, §1503

lump-sum death payments, §433, §1517, §1518, §1519

Medicaid, SSI, §2107

medical evidence, §614, §615

medical insurance benefits, §103

Medicare prescription drug benefit, §1500, §2400

Medicare prescription drug costs, extra help with, §103, §1500, §2600

missing in action, Form DD-1300 (Report of Casualty), used as intent to claim benefits, §1509

prerequisites, §1508, §1509

processing, §105

proof of support, time limit for filing, §1520

retirement insurance benefits, §301, §1502

retroactive entitlement, §301, §1513, §1514

right to withdraw, §1515, §1516

scope of application, §1510

signature, written or signed by mark and witnessed, §1511

special monthly cash payments, age 72, §347

spouse's, §305

survivors insurance benefits, §1502

when considered filed, §1507, §1509

where to file, §1505, §1506

who must execute, §1501

widow(er)'s benefits, §401, §405

wife's, §305

written statement requesting benefits acceptable, §1509