§ 405.978 - Effect of a reconsideration.
A reconsideration is binding on all parties, unless—
(a) An ALJ or attorney adjudicator decision is issued in accordance to a request for an ALJ hearing made in accordance with § 405.1014;
(b) A review entity issues a decision in accordance to a request for expedited access to judicial review under § 405.990; or
(c) The reconsideration is revised as a result of a reopening in accordance with § 405.980.