To meet the requirements for social security benefits, the claimant must have received credits for working a specific amount of time and earning a specific amount during the ten year period immediately preceding the onset of disability. To be "Disabled" in terms of the social security management you must have documented proof that you have a disease or condition that prevents you from doing your past relevant work and that you are unable to do that work for at least 12 months, your disease in the future, and your skills from your past relevant work do not transfer into a job you could do.
Social security disability benefits consist of monthly payments and/or Medicare benefits which provide compensation to those who are totally disabled from performing substantial gainful work of any kind. Company’s social security benefits can be obtained through two programs; Social security disability insurance or supplemental security income. Both ssdi and ssi disability have the same medical requirements. For this program doctors and other health professionals play a major role in ensuring that their patients are aware of the provisions of the social security disability program. If you are involved directly in patient care, you probably have received requests from a State disability agency to submit medical information on behalf of some of your patients.
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