20 CFR 404.988 - Conditions for reopening.
(c) At any time if -
(1) It was obtained by fraud or similar fault (see § 416.1488(c) of this chapter for factors which we take into account in determining fraud or similar fault);
(i) By a presumption of death under § 404.721(b); or
(ii) By location or identification of his or her body;
(6) It either -
(i) Denies the person on whose earnings record your claim is based gratuitous wage credits for military or naval service because another Federal agency (other than the Veterans Administration) has erroneously certified that it has awarded benefits based on the service; or
(ii) Credits the earnings record of the person on which your claim is based with gratuitous wage credits and another Federal agency (other than the Veterans Administration) certifies that it has awarded a benefit based on the period of service for which the wage credits were granted;
(7) It finds that the claimant did not have insured status, but earnings were later credited to his or her earnings record to correct errors apparent on the face of the earnings record (section 205(c)(5)(C) of the Act), to enter items transferred by the Railroad Retirement Board, which were credited under the Railroad Retirement Act when they should have been credited to the claimant's Social Security earnings record (section 205(c)(5)(D) of the Act), or to correct errors made in the allocation of wages or self-employment income to individuals or periods (section 205(c)(5)(G) of the Act), which would have given him or her insured status at the time of the determination or decision if the earnings had been credited to his or her earnings record at that time, and the evidence of these earnings was in our possession or the possession of the Railroad Retirement Board at the time of the determination or decision;
(8) It is fully or partially unfavorable to a party, but only to correct clerical error or an error that appears on the face of the evidence that was considered when the determination or decision was made;
(ii) If you were subject to the juvenile justice system, you were found by a court of competent jurisdiction to have intentionally caused that person's death by committing an act which, if committed by an adult, would have been considered a felony or an act in the nature of a felony;
(10) It either -
(i) Denies the person on whose earnings record your claim is based deemed wages for internment during World War II because of an erroneous finding that a benefit based upon the internment has been determined by an agency of the United States to be payable under another Federal law or under a system established by that agency; or
(ii) Awards the person on whose earnings record your claim is based deemed wages for internment during World War II and a benefit based upon the internment is determined by an agency of the United States to be payable under another Federal law or under a system established by that agency; or
(11) It is incorrect because -
- 20 CFR 418.1345 — Is Reopening of an Initial or Reconsidered Determination Made by Us Ever Appropriate?
- 20 CFR 404.1594 — How We Will Determine Whether Your Disability Continues or Ends.
- 20 CFR 404.987 — Reopening and Revising Determinations and Decisions.
- 20 CFR 404.996 — Increase in Future Benefits Where Time Period for Reopening Expires.
- 20 CFR 404.995 — Finality of Findings When Later Claim Is Filed on Same Earnings Record.
- 20 CFR 404.1579 — How We Will Determine Whether Your Disability Continues or Ends.
- 20 CFR 404.991a — Late Completion of Timely Investigation.
- 20 CFR 404.633 — Deemed Filing Date in a Case of Misinformation.