We request medical evidence from each medical source that the claimant identifies
as having evaluated, examined, or treated him or her. For the definition of medical
source, see DI 22505.001 Medical and Nonmedical Evidence.
For general instructions on requesting medical evidence, see DI 22505.006 Requesting Evidence - General.
For a suggested model letter to use when requesting medical evidence of record in
adult claims, see NL 00705.770 Model Letter Requesting Medical Evidence of Record (MER).