A short section explains the purpose of the SSR.
An introduction defines the disorder.
Policy interpretation is in question-and-answer format and explains the evidence we
need to establish an MDI of IC. The questions and answers also explain how we evaluate
IC when we determine whether a person is disabled. The questions answered in the SSR
I. What is IC?
II. How does a person establish an MDI of IC?
III. How do we document IC?
IV. How do we evaluate a person's statements about his or her symptoms and functional
V. How do we find a person disabled based on an MDI of IC?
VI. How do we use the sequential evaluation process to evaluate IC?
SSR 15-1p also includes cross references to additional rulings and Program Operating
Manual System instructions.