All complaints will be investigated and treated seriously. DDSs are required to investigate
all claimant complaints and take appropriate action per their State procedures, and
notify the RO and DCO-ODD as appropriate.
PM 00233.005 Regional Office (RO) Consultative Examination (CE) Oversight Procedures
PM 00233.900 Regional Office (RO) Guide for Evaluating Disability Determination Service
(DDS) Management of the Consultative Examination (CE) Process