05 May 2010 11:42
If you are denied CPP disability benefits please make sure that you appeal within your 90 day period.
For initial denials to Canada Pension Plan when you are requesting a reconsideration, I would suggest the following:
I have received your letter dated _________ denying my application for Canada Pension Plan disability benefits. I wish to request a reconsideration of this decision. I do not agree with your decision and believe I do meet the legislative criteria of Canada Pension Plan disability benefits.
Additional information may be forthcoming.
This will advise the Feds that you are wanting to appeal - Make sure you include your Social Insurance Number.
The same letter can be sent to the Review Tribunal office.
If these appeal letters are sent, it will allow you time to collect additional information to support your appeal and also to have a professional review your file.
If you have been denied at Review Tribunal and have to appeal to the Pension Appeals Board this is slightly more complicated. Please contact a professional for further information.
Please people maintain your 90 days.