Unpublished Dispositionnorman Cuadill, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Defendant-appellant, 877 F.2d 62 (6th Cir. 1989)

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US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit - 877 F.2d 62 (6th Cir. 1989) June 19, 1989

Before KEITH and WELLFORD, Circuit Judges, and HORACE GILMORE, District Judge.* 


The defendant, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, appeals from an order remanding the plaintiff's claim to the Secretary for further evaluation pursuant to 20 C.F.R. Sec. 404.1520 (1988), a sequential evaluation process for disability determinations.

This Court lacks jurisdiction in this appeal. It is well established that orders of remand to administrative agencies for further findings are not final and therefore not appealable. See Canada Coal Co. v. Stiltner, 866 F.2d 153, 156 (6th Cir. 1989). See also Biddle v. Heckler, 721 F.2d 1321 (11th Cir. 1983).

It is therefore ORDERED that this appeal is dismissed sua sponte. Rule 9(b) (1), Rules of the Sixth Circuit.


The Honorable Horace Gilmore, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, sitting by designation