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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Office of Disability Adjudication and Review

HALLEX
Volume I

Transmittal No. I-2-213

Chapter: I-2-5

Subject: Obtaining Evidence

Background

This transmittal amends section I-2-5-18 of the Hearings, Appeals and Litigation Law (HALLEX) manual to update instructions for obtaining medical source testimony at a hearing.

Explanation of Content and Changes

We amended HALLEX I-2-5-18 by reorganizing the information for clarity and making editorial changes consistent with other HALLEX instructions. We also added helpful references to other HALLEX sections.

Date: August 7, 2017