There are certain conditions that the Social Security Administration says can qualify you to receive SSDI. Though you still need to apply for SSDI — and get approved — it’s a whole lot easier if your condition is on their list. Learn more so you can decide whether or not you want to apply.
Qualifying Conditions for SSDI
You could automatically qualify for SSDI if you have any of the following conditions:
- Sense and speech problems
- Musculoskeletal issues
- Cardiovascular conditions
- Mental disorders
- Digestive tract problems
- Respiratory illnesses
- Immune system disorders
- Neurological disorders
As you can see, there is a wide range of qualifying disorders. Even still, the SSA may qualify you for benefits if you’re experiencing another condition; you’ll just have to apply and have the necessary proof available to see if you can start receiving benefits.
Proof You Need for Qualifying for SSDI
Whether you have a listed condition or not, you can’t just tell the SSA you are experiencing a medical issue. Instead, you need to demonstrate it with solid proof, including medical records, test results, X-rays, MRI, a physical examination, and more. Your condition may require specific proof that another condition may not.
You could also include statements from people who are familiar with you and your condition to bolster your application. Since most applicants get rejected, it could be a good idea to enlist the help of an SSDI lawyer to boost your chances of getting the benefits you need and deserve.
Contacting Schott Law
If you need assistance applying for SSDI, Schott Law is here for you. Maggie Schott is an SSDI & SSI lawyer serving Washington and Idaho. Contact us now at (509) 328-5789 to start your application.