Refusal to attend a CE appointment means the claimant states orally or in writing
that he or she WILL NOT attend a CE appointment, and does not provide a good reason
why he or she will not attend the CE appointment. If the claimant provides a good
reason why he or she will not cooperate with a scheduled CE appointment, reschedule
it. For examples of good reasons for not attending a CE appointment, see DI 23007.009C.
NOTE: If the claimant’s treating source advised the claimant not to attend the CE appointment
due to a health reason or health risk, do not persist in attempting to have the CE