42 CFR 426.535 - Subpoenas.
(b)Filing a motion for a subpoena. A party seeking a subpoena must file a written motion with the Board not less than 30 days before the date fixed for the hearing. The motion must do all of the following:
(1) Designate the witnesses.
(2) Specify any evidence to be produced.
(3) Describe the address and location with sufficient particularity to permit the witnesses to be found.
(c)Response to a motion for a subpoena. Within 15 days after the written motion requesting issuance of a subpoena is served on all parties, any party may file an opposition to the motion or other response.
(d)Extension for good cause shown. The Board may modify the deadlines specified in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section for good cause shown.
(e)Motion for a subpoena granted. If the Board grants a motion requesting issuance of a subpoena, the subpoena must do the following:
(1) Be issued in the name of the presiding Board member.
(2) Include the docket number and title of the NCD under review.
(4) Specify the time and place at which the witness is to appear and any evidence the witness is to produce.
(f)Delivery of the subpoena. The party seeking the subpoena serves it by personal delivery to the individual named, or by certified mail return receipt requested, addressed to the individual at his or her last dwelling place or principal place of business.
(h)Refusal to obey a subpoena. The exclusive remedy for contumacy by, or refusal to obey, a subpoena duly served upon any person is specified in section 205(e) of the Act ( 42 U.S.C. 405(e)) except that any reference to the “Commissioner of Social Security” shall be considered a reference to the “Secretary.”