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DI 39501.001 Introduction - DDS Fiscal and Administrative Management
Social Security Act - Sections 221(a) and 1633; Regulations 20 C.F.R. Subpart P, Sec. 404.1502 and 404.1503 and Subpart Q, and Subpart I, Sec. 416.902, 416.903 and Subpart J.
The Commissioner of the Social Security Administration (SSA) provides funds to the States for the functions necessary to make disability determinations for the Federal Government.
This subchapter addresses the funding process and the Federal/State relationship between the Disability Determination Services (DDSs) and the Social Security Administration.
B. Description-chapter structure
The chapter is organized by functional areas and includes such topics as Quality Assurance, Personnel, Training, Travel, Office Space, Equipment, Medical Services, Supplies, etc.
The instructions and standards in all subchapters are mandatory except as noted otherwise. Guides where noted are discretionary or advisory.