STIPULATION and ORDER FOR VOLUNTARY REMAND PURSUANT TO SENTENCE FOUR OF 42 U.S.C. § 405(g) AND FOR ENTRY OF JUDGMENT FOR PLAINTIFF (Doc. 20)
SHEILA K. OBERTO, Magistrate Judge.
IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED, by and between Rose Sanchez (Plaintiff) and Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner of Social Security (the Commissioner or Defendant), through their respective counsel of record, that this action be reversed and remanded for further administrative action pursuant to section 205(g) of the Social Security Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 405(g), sentence four. On remand, the Appeals Council will remand the case to an administrative law judge (ALJ) for a new hearing and de novo decision. On remand, the Appeals Council will direct Administrative Law Judge to 1) re-evaluate the opinion evidence pursuant to 20 C.F.R. § 404.1527; 2) reevaluate Plaintiff's mental impairments pursuant to 20 C.F.R. § 404.1520a; 3) reassess Plaintiff's residual functional capacity pursuant to 20 C.F.R. § 404.1545; and obtain supplemental vocational expert evidence.
Based upon the parties' Stipulation for Voluntary Remand Pursuant to Sentence Four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g) ("Stipulation for Remand") (Doc. 20), and for cause shown, IT IS ORDERED that the above-captioned action be REMANDED to the Commissioner of Social Security for further administrative proceedings consistent with the terms of the Stipulation for Remand.
The Clerk of the Court is hereby DIRECTED to (1) enter judgment in favor of Plaintiff Rose Sanchez and against Defendant Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, and (2) administratively close this file.
IT IS SO ORDERED.