- DISABILITY CLAIM FAQ
As if it wasn’t hard enough to get approved for Social Security Disability (“SSD”), Covid has complicated the matter even more. Some people who have had Covid have become “long haulers.” They have experienced lingering medical issues, and new medical issues, which have left them unable to return to work. While they can apply for SSD, the Social Security Administration (“SSA”) is not prepared for how to treat these cases, and will most likely deny them,erroneously.
How many more of our fellow citizens are going to be subjected to the uneducated decisions of the “analysts” at the State agency who review their claims? These “analysts” are civil service workers, not doctors or lawyers, who most of the time are ill prepared for what they are doing, and are not really interested in trying. Under the new acting Commissioner of the SSA, we can only hope that the SSA trains their employees about how to handle long haulers’ claims, and that they do not automatically deny them or make them wait years for a decision.Previous Next
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