A qualified CE source is a medical source who:
Is currently licensed (or certified in the case of a psychologist, or otherwise qualified
in the case of a speech-language pathologist) in the State in which he or she performs
Has the training and experience to perform the type of examination or test requested;
Is not barred from participation in Medicare or Medicaid programs or any other Federal
or federally assisted programs.
For policy on selecting a qualified medical source for a CE and on the qualifications
required of support staff assisting a qualified source in performing a CE, see DI 22510.010.
For details about CE source licensure, see DI 39569.300.
For details about program integrity considerations, see DI 39569.200A.