20 CFR 404.1615 - Making disability determinations.
(c) Disability determinations will be made by:
(2) A State agency disability examiner alone when there is no medical evidence to be evaluated (i.e., no medical evidence exists or we are unable, despite making every reasonable effort, to obtain any medical evidence that may exist) and the individual fails or refuses, without a good reason, to attend a consultative examination (see § 404.1518);
(3) A State agency disability examiner alone if the claim is adjudicated under the quick disability determination process (see § 404.1619) or the compassionate allowance process (see § 404.1602), and the initial or reconsidered determination is fully favorable to you. This paragraph (c)(3) will no longer be effective on December 28, 2018 unless we terminate it earlier by publication of a final rule in the Federal Register; or
(4) A State agency disability hearing officer.
- 20 CFR 404.1529 — How We Evaluate Symptoms, Including Pain.
- 20 CFR 404.1616 — Medical Consultants and Psychological Consultants.
- 20 CFR 404.1520a — Evaluation of Mental Impairments.
- 20 CFR 404.1546 — Responsibility for Assessing Your Residual Functional Capacity.
- 20 CFR 404.906 — Testing Modifications to the Disability Determination Procedures.
- 20 CFR 404.1619 — Quick Disability Determination Process.
- 20 CFR 404.1513a — Evidence From Our Federal or State Agency Medical or Psychological Consultants.