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Consultative Examination Providers

Consultative Examination Providers

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Disability Determination for Social Security Administration (DDSSA) is looking for talented medical professionals that are interested in adding a new path to their distinguished careers, touching the lives of people nationwide performing Consultative Examinations (CE).

A Consultative Examination is a physical or mental examination purchased by DDSSA for a person who has applied for disability benefits.

Doctors, Psychologists, Nurse Practitioners, Audiologist and Speech Pathologists are especially needed to perform Consultative Examinations for the Arkansas DDSSA office.

DDSSA purchases Consultative Examinations from qualified medical sources only. “Qualified” means that the medical source must be currently licensed in the State and have the training and experience needed to perform the type of exam or test that is requested by DDSSA.

Benefits for CE Providers:
• One time exam in your office or geographical area
• No treatment involved
• Flexible hours
• Prompt payment
• Learn SSAs disability program and evidence requirements
• Electronic option for submitting report
• Not responsible for final disability determination

If you are interested in performing evaluation for disability applicants, please complete the Professional Qualifications Form and submit it to our office using one of the following options:
• Fax to 1-501-682-4875
• Mail to:
Arkansas Disability Determination for Social Security Administration
Attention: Medical Relations
701 South Pulaski Street
Little Rock, AR 72201

If you have questions, please contact our Medical Professional Relations Officer, Keith Hearnsberger at the phone number or email address listed below.
Phone Number: (501) 975 – 0626
Email: Keith.Hearnsberger@ssa.gov

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