TN 2 (03-23)

DI 39563.466 Quality Controls

A. State provided quality assurance function

Regulations (404.1620 and 416.1020) require that the State provide a quality assurance function to ensure accurate and prompt disability determinations. The Quality Assurance (QA) Unit's function is to analyze the product of the adjudicating site and report findings and recommendations for corrective action to the agency administrator. Control the QA procedures as listed in this section and balance the processing time and quality as in DI 39515.000.

B. Quality Control Procedures

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    QA random sample selection process

  2. 2. 

    Case review procedure

  3. 3. 

    Correction and return procedure

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    Technical review

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    Special studies

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    Use of SSA-1774-U4 returns

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    Records, reports and statistics

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    Management use of QA findings

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DI 39563.466 - Quality Controls - 03/17/2023
Batch run: 03/17/2023