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Code Of Federal Regulations
Title 20--Employees' Benefits
Chapter III -- Social Security Administration
Part 404 -- Federal Old-Age, Survivors And Disability Insurance
Subpart P -- Determining Disability And Blindness
Current through February 1, 1997; 62 FR 4890
Appendix 2 To Subpart P--Medical-Vocational Guidelines

201.00 Maximum sustained work capability limited to sedentary work as a result of severe medically determinable impairment(s).

202.00 Maximum sustained work capability limited to light work as a result of severe medically determinable impairment(s).

203.00 Maximum sustained work capability limited to medium work as a result of severe medically determinable impairment(s).

 

TABLE No. 1--Residual Functional Capacity: Maximum Sustained Work Capability Limited to Sedentary Work as a Result of Severe Medically Determinable Impairment(s)

 

Rule

Age

Education

Previous Work Experience

Decision

201.01

Advanced Age

55+

Limited or Less

Unskilled or none

Disabled

201.02

Advanced Age

55+

Limited or Less

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable (fn.1)

Disabled

201.03

Advanced Age

55+

Limited or Less

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills Transferable (fn. 1)

Not Disabled

201.04

Advanced Age

55+

High School grad or more does not provide for direct entry into skilled work (fn. 2)

Unskilled or none

Disabled

201.05

Advanced Age

55+

High School grad or more provides for direct entry into skilled work (fn. 2)

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

201.06

Advanced Age

55+

High School grad or more does not provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable

Disabled

201.07

Advanced Age

55+

High School grad or more does not provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills Transferable

Not Disabled

201.08

Advanced Age

55+

High School grad or more provides for direct entry into skilled work (fn. 2)

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable

Not Disabled

201.09

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

Limited or Less

Unskilled or none

Disabled

201.10

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

Limited or Less

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable

Disabled

201.11

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

Limited or Less

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills Transferable

Not Disabled

201.12

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

High School grad or more does not provide for direct entry into skilled work

Unskilled or none

Disabled

201.13

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

High School grad or more provides for direct entry into skilled work (fn. 2)

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

201.14

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

High School grad or more does not provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable

Disabled

201.15

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

High School grad or more does not provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills Transferable

Not Disabled

201.16

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

High School grad or more provides for direct entry into skilled work (fn. 2)

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable

Not Disabled

201.17

Younger individual

45-49

Illiterate or unable to communicate in English

Unskilled or none

Disabled

201.18

Younger individual

45-49

Limited or less - at least literate and able to communicate in English

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

201.19

Younger individual

45-49

Limited or less

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable

Not Disabled

201.20

Younger individual

45-49

Limited or less

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills Transferable

Not Disabled

201.21

Younger individual

45-49

High school graduate or more

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable

Not Disabled

201.22

Younger individual

45-49

High school graduate or more

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills Transferable

Not Disabled

201.23

Younger individual

18-44

Illiterate or unable to communicate in English

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

201.24

Younger individual

18-44

Limited or less - at least literate and able to communicate in English

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

201.25

Younger individual

18-44

Limited or less

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable

Not Disabled

201.26

Younger individual

18-44

Limited or less

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills Transferable

Not Disabled

201.27

Younger individual

18-44

High school graduate or more

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

201.28

Younger individual

18-44

High school graduate or more

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable

Not Disabled

201.29

Younger individual

18-44

High school graduate or more

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills Transferable

Not Disabled

FN1 See 201.00(f).

FN2 See 201.00(d).

FN3 See 201.00(g).

FN4 See 201.00(h).

 

TABLE No. 2--Residual Functional Capacity: Maximum Sustained Work Capability Limited to Light Work as a Result of Severe Medically Determinable Impairment(s)

Rule

Age

Education

Previous Work Experience

Decision

202.01

Advanced Age

55+

Limited or Less

Unskilled or None

Disabled

202.02

Advanced Age

55+

Limited or Less

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable

Disabled

202.03

Advanced Age

55+

Limited or Less

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills Transferable

Not Disabled

202.04

Advanced Age

55+

High School grad or more does not provide for direct entry into skilled work

Unskilled or None

Disabled

202.05

Advanced Age

55+

High School grad or more provide for direct entry into skilled work

Unskilled or None

Not Disabled

202.06

Advanced Age

55+

High School grad or more does not provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable

Disabled

202.07

Advanced Age

55+

High School grad or more does not provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills Transferable

Not Disabled

202.08

Advanced Age

55+

High School grad or more provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable

Not Disabled

202.09

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

Illiterate or unable to communicate in English

Unskilled or none

Disabled

202.10

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

Limited or less-At least literate and able to communicate in English

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

202.11

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

Limited or Less

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable

Not Disabled

202.12

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

Limited or Less

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills Transferable

Not Disabled

202.13

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

High School grad or more

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

202.14

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

High School grad or more

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable

Not Disabled

202.15

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

High School grad or more

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills Transferable

Not Disabled

202.16

Younger Individual

Illiterate or unable to communicate in English

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

202.17

Younger Individual

Limited or less-At least literate and able to communicate in English

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

202.18

Younger Individual

Limited or Less

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable

Not Disabled

202.19

Younger Individual

Limited or Less

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills Transferable

Not Disabled

202.20

Younger Individual

High School grad or more

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

202.21

Younger Individual

High School grad or more

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills not Transferable

Not Disabled

202.22

Younger Individual

High School grad or more

Skilled or semi-skilled

Skills Transferable

Not Disabled

FN1 See 202.00(f).

FN2 See 202.00(c).

 

Rule

Age

Education

Previous Work Experience

Decision

203.01

Closely approaching retirement age

60-64

Marginal or none

Unskilled or none

Disabled

203.02

Closely approaching retirement age

60-64

Limited or less

None

Disabled

203.03

Closely approaching retirement age

60-64

Limited

Unskilled

Not Disabled

203.04

Closely approaching retirement age

60-64

Limited or less

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills not transferable

Not Disabled

203.05

Closely approaching retirement age

60-64

Limited or less

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills transferable

Not Disabled

203.06

Closely approaching retirement age

60-64

High school graduate or more

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

203.07

Closely approaching retirement age

60-64

High school graduate or more-does not provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills not transferable

Not Disabled

203.08

Closely approaching retirement age

60-64

High school graduate or more-does not provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills transferable

Not Disabled

203.09

Closely approaching retirement age

60-64

High school graduate or more-does provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills not transferable

Not Disabled

203.10

Advanced Age

55+

Limited or less

None

Disabled

203.11

Advanced Age

55+

Limited or less

Unskilled

Not Disabled

203.12

Advanced Age

55+

Limited or less

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills not transferable

Not Disabled

203.13

Advanced Age

55+

Limited or less

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills transferable

Not Disabled

203.14

Advanced Age

55+

High school graduate or more

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

203.15

Advanced Age

55+

High school graduate or more-does not provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills not transferable

Not Disabled

203.16

Advanced Age

55+

High school graduate or more-does not provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills transferable

Not Disabled

203.17

Advanced Age

55+

High school graduate or more-does provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills not transferable

Not Disabled

203.18

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

Limited or less

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

203.19

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

Limited or less

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills not transferable

Not Disabled

203.20

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

Limited or less

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills transferable

Not Disabled

203.21

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

High school graduate or more

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

203.22

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

High school graduate or more-does not provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills not transferable

Not Disabled

203.23

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

High school graduate or more-does not provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills transferable

Not Disabled

203.24

Closely Approaching advanced age

50-54

High school graduate or more-does provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills not transferable

Not Disabled

203.25

Younger Individual

Limited or less

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

203.26

Younger Individual

Limited or less

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills not transferable

Not Disabled

203.27

Younger Individual

Limited or less

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills transferable

Not Disabled

203.28

Younger Individual

High school graduate or more

Unskilled or none

Not Disabled

203.29

Younger Individual

High school graduate or more-does not provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills not transferable

Not Disabled

203.30

Younger Individual

High school graduate or more-does not provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills transferable

Not Disabled

203.31

Younger Individual

High school graduate or more-does provide for direct entry into skilled work

Skilled or semi-skilled-skills not transferable

Not Disabled

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