TN 3 (03-97)
If a German liaison agency requests a medical examination for a U.S. resident, SSA
will schedule the examination and send the results to the German agency.
The following process is used for obtaining medical examinations for Germany. (See
GN 01704.810 for general information on processing requests for medical examinations.)
German agency requests for medical examinations are made in the bottom block of Item
III.C. of form D/USA 3. The type of examination should be shown in the space provided.
SSA schedules an examination or forwards “pertinent medical evidence” from files as described in GN 01704.810.
SSA requests reimbursement for the cost of medical examinations obtained for the German
agency using form SSA-1278-U3-GE.