BASIC (01-95)

GN 01720.310 U.K. Agency Requests for Medical Examinations

A. Introduction

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

B. Process

The following process is used for obtaining medical examinations for the U.K. (See GN 01704.810 for general information on processing requests for medical examinations.)

  • U.K. agency requests for medical examinations are often made in a letter and may or may not be accompanied by a liaison form.

  • 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 U.K. using form
    SSA-1278-U3-UK.

C. Exhibit - SSA-1278-U3-UK

 

 

G-SSA-1278-U3-UK

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GN 01720.310 - U.K. Agency Requests for Medical Examinations - 03/31/2014
Batch run: 03/31/2014
Rev:03/31/2014