GN 03345.010 Routing Correction Requests - Policy
Requests received in SSA from individuals for correction or amendment of records are routed as follows.
A. Nonmedical Records
FOs and CO components refer requests for nonmedical records to:
ODAR if disputed record is one introduced by an ALJ or the Appeals Council.
System manager for the system of records the individual wants changed. See the SSA Privacy Act Notices of Systems of Records (Blue Book).
B. Medical/Vocational Records
SSA routes requests for medical/vocational records as follows:
FOs refer requests to appropriate DDS.
CO components, except ODIO, refer requests to:
ODIO refers requests to:
DDS if a record is a CE report or the source of the record is a State VR agency.
Source of a record if from another medical source. The subject individual can go directly to the source or SSA can arrange to have the DDS make the contact. SSA obtains a written statement of the individual's choice.
If the individual declines any contact with the source, advise that a decision will be made based on the information available in file.