Claimant filed concurrent applications for disablity benefits. SSA allowed the SSI application at Reconsideration but denied the SSDI ap
A claimant who was earlier denied at reconsideration, and then filed a new claim but presented no new evidence, cannot get a hearing and/
A decision that a claimant lacks the necessary quarters of coverage can be reopened only under certain limited circumstances.
Califano v. Sanders, (430 U.S. 99 ) foreclosed judicial review of reopening decision absent a constitutional claim.
Supports judicial review of reopening decisions.
Raises, but does not resolve, the issue of whether a claimant's mental disability should relieve him of the time limitations on reopening
Where there is a colorable constitutional claim, it is error for district court to dismiss appeal of denial of reopening for lack of subj
The denial of a request to reopen an application for disability benefits is ordinarily not reviewable in federal court, although an excep
A dismissal of a hearing request on res judicata grounds, where the current claim has the same factual basis as the earlier decision, is