The requirements in this section supplement general instructions for requesting MER.
For FBOP MER requests, include:
“ATTENTION Medical Records Office” under the mailing address to speed delivery to
the correct office within the prison.
The claimant’s name and FBOP register number in the request. The register number helps
FBOP locate a prisoner’s records. Either request the register number from the claimant,
or obtain the claimant’s register number using the FBOP’s online Inmate Locator tool
A signed and dated SSA-827 (Authorization to Disclose Information to the Social Security
REMEMBER: Do not offer to pay for MER from federal sources, see DI 22505.040B.4.