TN 1 (01-11)
DI 29505.015 Development Requests for Career Railroad or Railroad Annuitant Cases
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has jurisdiction for disability claims of
career railroad workers or railroad annuitant cases. Disability processing specialists
(DPS) in the Disability Processing Branch (DPB) in the Great Lakes Program Service
Center (GLPSC) process railroad claims. GLPSC/DPB can request that the disability
determination services (DDS) arrange a consultative examination (CE). Follow this
procedure to arrange the CE:
Follow regular DDS procedures for arranging CEs.
Upon completion of appropriate DDS development actions, return the report to the GLPSC/DPB
as specified in the DPB request.
If the DPB sent the entire file to the DDS, return the file and report together.