If IKA requests a medical examination for a U.S. resident, SSA will schedule the examination
and send the results to IKA.
The following process is used for obtaining medical examinations for Greece (See GN 01704.810 for general information on processing requests for medical examinations.)
IKA requests for medical examinations are made in item IV.C. on Form GR/USA 3 which
is accompanied by a Form GR/USA 6, Disability Liaison Form and, if laboratory tests
or x-rays are needed, a Form GR/USA 6a, Disability Liaison Form Attachment.
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 Greece
using Form SSA-1278-U3-GR.