TN 3 (06-96)

GN 01710.310 Swiss Agency Requests for Medical Examinations

A. Policy

If the Swiss liaison agency requests a medical examination for a U.S. resident, SSA will schedule the examination and send the results to the Swiss agency.

Medical examinations for Switzerland are obtained as follows.

  • Swiss agency requests for medical examinations are made in item III.D. of Form CH/USA 3.

  • DIO schedules an examination or forwards “pertinent medical evidence” from DIO's files as described in GN 01704.810.

  • DIO requests reimbursement for the cost of medical examinations obtained for Switzerland using Form SSA-1278-U3-SZ (Request for Payment of Reimbursable Expenses Under the U.S.-Swiss Agreement on Social Security).

B. Reference

General information on processing requests for medical examination, GN 01704.810.


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GN 01710.310 - Swiss Agency Requests for Medical Examinations - 03/15/2017
Batch run: 03/15/2017
Rev:03/15/2017