Consultative Examinations: A Guide for
This guide explains:
This Consultative Examination (CE) guide (also known as the "Green
Book") has been developed to give physicians and other health professionals
basic information about the CE process.
Social Security Disability programs;
How the Disability Determination Services (DDS) requests CEs;
What to look for in reviewing CEs;
The essential elements of CE reports for specialties most often involved
in CEs for adult and pediatric disability cases.
SSA Publication No. 64-025