Severe disabilities can limit anyone’s ability to work and lead a normal, pain-free life. Disability benefit programs of the SSA (Social Security Administration) are highly significant, and medical chart reviews play a key role in disability determination. The SSA pays disability benefits through 2 programs – SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) and SSI (Supplemental Security Income). The SSA has an impairment listing manual called the Blue Book that lists physical and mental impairments or disabilities that qualify for benefits. To receive the disability benefits, applicants will have to prove the severity of their disability.
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