DI 39530.001 DDS Equipment -- General
Section 221(f) of the Social Security Act;
Regulations 20 CFR 404.1623(a), 416.1023(a), 404.1628 and 416.1028
Subject to appropriate Federal funding, the State will provide adequate equipment to facilitate accurate and prompt disability determinations.
Title to equipment rests with the State but ownership is transferred to SSA on:
3. Obtaining equipment
The disability determination services (DDS) may obtain equipment through:
4. EDP equipment
Electronic data processing (EDP) equipment is to be considered separately from other equipment. Standards and requirements applicable to EDP equipment are found in DI 39536.000.
B. Definition of equipment
Equipment is any article of tangible personal property that has a lifeof more than one year, an acquisition cost of $5,000 or more per unit, and probable resale, salvage or trade-in value.
NOTE: Rental equipment is also covered by this definition.