Current through Register Vol. 45, No. 52, December 27, 2021
Bureau has established the following procedure when arranging for a
1) The claimant
will be sent a written notice as described in POMS DI 22510.016 D as revised
2) In the event that
the claimant has a representative, the Bureau will follow the criteria
specified in POMS DI 22510.016E as revised August 1991.
3) A voucher authorization explaining the
type of examination and tests to be performed, how the appointment will be
scheduled, and how to complete the vouchers for payment will be sent to the
4) If a
source other than the treating physician or psychologist is used, background
disability material will be sent to the consultant for review prior to the
5) When a claimant
objects to the consultant used for the examination, the Bureau will follow the
criteria specified in the POMS DI 22510.010 as revised August 1991.
6) When a claimant objects to the date or
time of the scheduled examination, the Bureau will follow the criteria
specified in the POMS DI 22510.017 as revised August 1991.
7) In regard to consultative examination
follow-up schedules with claimants, the Bureau will follow the criteria set
forth in the POMS DI 22510.017 as revised August 1991.
A claimant will be reimbursed for travel
according to the policy stated in the Code of Federal Regulations
as amended March 14, 1986; and POMS DI 39525 as amended February 1989.
Reimbursement for travel, meals, and lodging will be made in accordance with 80
Ill. Adm. Code 2800.
consultant making a home visit will be paid $20.00 plus $.40 per mile or a
minimum of $5.00 for travel and for mileage, if mileage is over 12 miles round
trip from the consultant's office or home. Mileage will be computed using the
most direct route from the consultant's office/home to the claimant's