POMS Reference

DI 39545: Purchased Medical Services

BASIC (09-06)


DDSs or the Office of Hearings Operations (OHO) may pay a consulting medical source subpoenaed to appear before a disability hearings officer or an administrative law judge (ALJ). The DDS allowable reimbursable amount payable to the medical source is in accordance with the State agency fee schedule and/or travel reimbursement policies.

NOTE: The policy in this subchapter covers only instances where subpoenas have been issued. Subpoenas are the last resort when attempting to obtain testimony and interrogatories have been ignored.

REFERENCE: OHO Reimbursement of Travel Expenses, HALLEX I-2-3-10.H.2.