TN 1 (12-18)

DI 40505.005 Routing Medical Continuing Disability Reviews (CDRs)

A. Procedure for routing forms

1. Field Office (FO) cases

Use an SSA-5526-U3, Request for Assistance – Disability. ODO may use this form to provide information for the FO.

2. The FO will route cases to the Disability Determination Services (DDS)

The FO will use an SSA-847-U3, SSA Request for Case Action, to send the case to DDS. The Processing Center (PC) does not route cases directly to DDS.

B. Procedure for routing cases

1. Medical Improvement Expected (MIE) cases

Check block 01 medical re-exam diary (MRED) on the SA-5526-U3; forward the folder to the FO. If an individual has work activity in a MIE case, see DI 40505.100, Medical Improvement Expected (MIE) Cases with Work Activity.

2. Medical Improvement Possible (MIP) cases

Check block 03 PERIODIC REVIEW (PR) on the SSA-5526-U3; forward the folder to the FO.

3. Medical Improvement Not Expected (MINE) cases

Check block 09 PR on the SSA-847-U3; forward the folder to the DDS.


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DI 40505.005 - Routing Medical Continuing Disability Reviews (CDRs) - 12/18/2018
Batch run: 12/18/2018
Rev:12/18/2018