SSA has a responsibility to safeguard its records, data, systems, and personally identifiable information. SSA expects that each DDS will maintain and administer an effective suitability program. In October 2008, SSA enhanced its guidance to require DDSs to conduct statewide criminal background checks on all prospective full- or part-time employees and contractors, including medical consultants.
State Disability Determination Services’ Employee and Contractor Suitability Program
Wednesday, December 21, 2011