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GN 04442.001 Overview-Background of Quality Assurance Review of Railroad Disability Claims
Railroad Disability determinations are made by the Disability Review Section (DRS) in the Great Lakes Program Service Center ( GLPSC) with approval by the regional medical staff and with mandatory coordination with
the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB).
Periodically, SSA does a quality assurance (QA) review of the Social Security disability determinations on railroad claims in the
Disability Quality Branches (DQBs).