[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 84 (Thursday, May 1, 2014)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 24634]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-09951]


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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

20 CFR Part 404

[Docket No. SSA-2006-0140]
RIN 0960-AF35


Revised Medical Criteria for Evaluating Neurological Disorders; 
Reopening of the Comment Period

AGENCY: Social Security Administration.

ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of the comment period.

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SUMMARY: On February 25, 2014, we published in the Federal Register a 
notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) regarding Revised Medical Criteria 
for Evaluating Neurological Disorders and solicited public comments. We 
provided a 60-day comment period ending on April 28, 2014. We are 
reopening the comment period for 30 days.

DATES: The comment period for the notice of proposed rulemaking 
published on February 25, 2014 (79 FR 10636), is reopened. To ensure 
that your written comments are considered, we must receive them no 
later than June 2, 2014.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any one of three methods--
Internet, fax, or mail. Do not submit the same comments multiple times 
or by more than one method. Regardless of which method you choose, 
please state that your comments refer to Docket No. SSA-2006-0140 so 
that we may associate your comments with the correct regulation.
    CAUTION: You should be careful to include in your comments only 
information that you wish to make publicly available. We strongly urge 
you not to include in your comments any personal information, such as 
Social Security numbers or medical information.
    1. Internet: We strongly recommend that you submit your comments 
via the Internet. Please visit the Federal eRulemaking portal at http://www.regulations.gov. Use the Search function to find docket number 
SSA-2006-0140. The system will issue you a tracking number to confirm 
your submission. You will not be able to view your comment immediately 
because we must post each comment manually. It may take up to a week 
for your comment to be viewable.
    2. Fax: Fax comments to (410) 966-2830.
    3. Mail: Address your comments to the Office of Regulations and 
Reports Clearance, Social Security Administration, 3100 West High Rise, 
6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21235-6401.
    Comments are available for public viewing on the Federal 
eRulemaking portal at http://www.regulations.gov or in person, during 
regular business hours, by arranging with the contact person identified 
below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cheryl Williams, Office of Medical 
Policy, Social Security Administration, 6401 Security Boulevard, 
Baltimore, Maryland 21235-6401, (410) 965-1020. For information on 
eligibility or filing for benefits, call our national toll-free number, 
1-800-772-1213, or TTY 1-800-325-0778, or visit our Internet site, 
Social Security Online, at http://www.socialsecurity.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document reopens to June 2, 2014, the 
comment period for the notice of proposed rulemaking that we published 
on February 25, 2014. We are reopening the comment period in light of 
the comments that we have received on the proposed rules. If you have 
already provided comments on the proposed rules, we will consider your 
comments and you do not need to resubmit them.

    Dated: April 25, 2014.
Carolyn W. Colvin,
Acting Commissioner of Social Security.
[FR Doc. 2014-09951 Filed 4-30-14; 8:45 am]
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