20 CFR 405.5 - Definitions.
As used in this part:
Act means the Social Security Act, as amended.
Commissioner means the Commissioner of Social Security, or his or her designee.
Day means calendar day, unless otherwise indicated.
Disability claim or claim means:
(3) For purposes of this part, the terms “disability claim” or “claim” do not include a continuing disability review or age-18 redetermination.
Document includes books, records, correspondence, papers, as well as forms of electronic media such as video tapes, CDs, and DVDs.
Preponderance of the evidence means such relevant evidence that as a whole shows that the existence of the fact to be proven is more likely than not.
Substantial evidence means such relevant evidence as a reasonable mind might accept as adequate to support a conclusion.
Vacate means to set aside a previous action.
We, us, or our refers to the Social Security Administration.
You or your refers to the person who has filed a disability claim and, where appropriate, his or her authorized representative.