If the claimant cannot establish good reason, or the claimant does not attend a rescheduled
CE or test, respond to the assistance request (AR) and include the documentation in
For paper cases only, return the request to the ALJ, along with the reason(s) the
claimant provided, if any, for missing the CE or test. The ALJ will associate any
documentation from the DDS with the claim(s) file.
NOTE: If the ALJ determines the claimant had good reason for not attending the CE or test
(and the claimant does not oppose attending or undergoing a CE or test), the ALJ will
submit a new AR requesting the DDS schedule another CE or test as soon as possible.