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GN 01748.310 Danish Agency Requests for Medical Examinations

A. Background

References Used

State Department Memorandum of Understanding signed September 1983.

Social Security Act

SSA Laws and Regulations updated through April 2008

Policy net POMS

SSA Glossary

SSA Online

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.

D. Reference

GN 01704.810, Requests for Medical Examinations/Evidence


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GN 01748.310 - Danish Agency Requests for Medical Examinations - 02/01/2017
Batch run: 02/01/2017
Rev:02/01/2017