TN 48 (11-94)

DI 32594.030 Development of Evidence

A. Policy

All reports about the individual's impairment are needed in order to evaluate disability.

B. Procedure

Make every reasonable effort to obtain all relevant medical and other evidence about the individual's condition for the period covered by application(s) that form the basis for class membership in order to determine if the individual is disabled. This includes contacting the claimant to solicit any evidence he or she may have.

1. Original determination a denial

Follow the development guides in DI 32594.010A.4.a. and DI 32594.010B.4-B.8.

2. Original determination a cessation

Follow the development guides in DI 32594.010A.4.b., DI 32594.010B.6., and DI 32594.010B.8.


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DI 32594.030 - Development of Evidence - 02/21/2013
Batch run: 02/21/2013
Rev:02/21/2013