BASIC (08-94)

GN 01738.205 Preparing Claim Packages for Claims Filed Outside Greece

A. Introduction

To prepare claim packages to request Greek coverage and medical evidence and to inform the Greek agencies about claims for Greek benefits, the following guidelines should be followed.

B. Procedure

1. U.S. claim

Complete Form SSA-e2960-USA-GR3. Check item V.A to request a Greek coverage record. Check item V.B to request medical evidence from the Greek agency’s files if claimant has filed for U.S. disability benefits.

2. U.S. and Greek claim

Include the following information in claim packages:

  • SSA-e2960-USA-GR3,

    REMINDER: Check item V.A to request a Greek coverage record. Check item V.B to request medical evidence from the Greek agency’s files if claimant has filed for U.S. disability benefits.

  • U.S. earnings record,

  • medical evidence from DIO files if the Greek claim is for disability benefits, and

  • any additional evidence the claimant wants to submit including insurance workbooks (see GN 01737.212).

3. Greek claim

Include the following information in claim packages:

  • SSA-e2960-USA-GR3,

  • U.S. earnings record,

  • lag wages if proof has been submitted,

  • medical evidence from DIO file if the Greek claim is for disability benefits, and

  • any additional evidence the claimant wants to submit including insurance workbooks (see GN 01737.212).

C. Reference

Completing the U.S./Greece Agreement on Social Security Transmittal/Request /Certification Form, GN 01738.220


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GN 01738.205 - Preparing Claim Packages for Claims Filed Outside Greece - 03/13/2017
Batch run: 03/13/2017
Rev:03/13/2017