GN 01748.310 Danish Agency Requests for Medical Examinations
State Department Memorandum of Understanding signed September 1983.
Social Security Act
SSA Laws and Regulations updated through April 2008
Policy net POMS
B. DIO Historical Profile dated March 1998 Process
The following process is used for obtaining medical examination for Denmark. (See GN 01704.810 for general information on processing requests for medical examinations)
1. Danish agency (NSSA) requests medical examination
NSSA requests for medical examination are made on Form SSA-2960 (DK/USA3).
2. SSA schedules examination or forwards pertinent medical evidence
SSA Schedules Examination or forwards “pertinent medical evidence” from SSA files. Pertinent medical evidence is evidence that was obtained by SSA in connection with a continuing disability review or a disability claim filed or adjudicated within a year of the date for which the Danish agency (NSSA) has specifically requested medical evidence.
SSA’s files include claims folders in DIO, OCO’s Megasite or the caves in Kansas City.
3. SSA request reimbursement for cost of medical examination
SSA requests reimbursement for the cost of medical examination obtained for Denmark using Form SSA-1278 (USA/DK9). Once completed, this form should be scanned into the electronic file.
NOTE: This form may be printed from the SSA Totalization Forms section of the Totalization Resource Kit.
C. Form SSA-1278 (USA/DK9)
The SSA-1278 USA/DK9 may be printed from the SSA Totalization Forms section of the Totalization Resource Kit.
GN 01704.810, Requests for Medical Examinations/Evidence