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What Every Social Security Disability Applicant Needs To Know About Tachycardia

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An experimental treatment consisting of short bursts of radiation aimed at the heart in an effort to obliterate the cells that cause electrical malfunction is showing great promise in treating tachycardia.Regular heartbeat is maintained by an electrical system that can be short-circuited as a result of infection or heart attack. This short-circuiting can cause frequent bursts of rapid heartbeats, known as arrhythmia, which can result in sudden death. In fact, over 325,000 people die each year as a result of arrhythmia, despite exhausting all conventional treatment.Researchers at the Washington University in St. Louis have published a study in the New...

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What Documents You Have To Provide The Social Security Administration As Part Of The Application Process

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I'll be the first to admit that applying for Social Security Disability benefits is a pain in the rear end. you have to supply documents and answer questions and if you don't cooperate you simply won't get approved for your benefits. What Documents Will I Have To Provide to the Social Security Administration SSA? You'll have to provide the following:- birth certificate or other proof of birth;- proof of United States citizenship or lawful alien status if you were not born in the United States;- U.S. military discharge papers if you had military service before 1968;- W-2 forms and/or self-employment tax returns...

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What Every Social Security Disability Applicant Needs To Know About Cardiac Arrhythmia

Cardiac Arrhythmia Social Security Disability Claims

Cardiac arrhythmia is a term for abnormal electrical activity of your heart which is diagnosed based on a physical examination and electric diagnostic studies.Your doctor will diagnose cardiac arrhythmia by feeling for your pulses or listening to your heart through a stethoscope. The easiest diagnostic test isn't electrocardiogram (EKG) to detect arrhythmias that can happen throughout the day and night. How Does the Social Security Administration View Cardiac Arrhythmia Claims? The social security administration uses a five-step sequential evaluation and, step three determines whether or not your cardiac arrhythmia meets section 4.05 listing of impairments. This listing deals with recurrent arrhythmias that...

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My Doctor Has Told Me To Stop Working, Will I Get My Social Security Disability Benefits?

Stop Working Social Security Disability Benefits

Maybe, maybe not! Help!Your medical records must establish that you have a medically determinable impairment that is supported by objective evidence. So, for example, if you have back problems, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will want to see that you have MRI's, x-rays, CT scans or EMG and Nerve Conduction Study tests that document that you really do have a back problem.Next, the SSA will determine, based on your medical records, whether you can return to the lightest job that you've held in the 15 years prior to when you became disabled and whether there is other work you can...

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What Every Social Security Disability Applicant With Diabetes Needs To Know About Following Prescribed Treatment

Prescribed Treatment Diabetes Social Security Disability

The Social Security Administration will deny claims for diabetes if you aren't following your treating physicians recommendations. in fact, the SSA is required to evaluate your compliance with prescribed treatment if you're a diabetic.While there are certain circumstances that would qualify as a justifiable cause for not following prescribed treatment, complaining that you just can't get medical treatment isn't going to cut it. What Should I Do If I Can't Afford My Prescribed Treatment For Diabetes? You should do the following:- determine if you're eligible for the affordable care act,- go to to see if you qualify for free or subsided...

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What Every Social Security Disability Applicant With Rheumatoid Arthritis Needs To Know About Meeting A Listing

Rheumatoid Arthritis Social Security Disability Listing

Rheumatoid arthritis, more commonly known as RA, is an autoimmune disorder that occurs when the immune system attacks membranes surrounding the joints.The symptoms of RA include:- joint pain followed by warming, stiffness, and swelling of the joints, in the hands and feet,- fatigue,- fever,- weight loss and- rheumatoid nodules.Rheumatoid arthritis can make it difficult if not impossible to work and your physician may have told you that it's time to apply for Social Security Disability benefits. What Do I Need to Know About Meeting A Listing For Rheumatoid Arthritis? The Social Security Administration (SSA) uses a 5 Step Sequential evaluation in determining...

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What Are Social Security Retirement Benefits?

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Social Security retirement benefits, which are based on your age, are available to those who are at least 62 years old. You will have had to had worked 40 of the last 20 quarters or have earned at least 40 work credits.You can receive partial benefits beginning at age 62 and earn full benefits at age 65 or 67, depending on your date of birth.Your retirement benefits are funded by contributions that you make through payroll deductions. Can I Collect Both Disability and Retirement Benefits? Yes! Both disability and retirement benefits can provide you with an income when you are at least...

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Why Your Residual Functional Capacity Form Completed By Your Physician is The Key To Getting Your Benefits

Residual Functional Capacity Form Social Security Claims

The Social Security Administration does not award benefits based on a disability diagnosis.Rather, the Social Security Administration will determine:whether you can return to the lightest job you've held in the 15 years before you became disabled, and whether there is other work you can do in view of your age, education, transferable skills, and residual functional capacity. The Social Security Administration will never tell you about Residual Functional Capacity forms! At Cavey Law, we determine the right Residual Functional Capacity form or forms to be given to your doctor. These forms give your doctor the opportunity to describe your ability...

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Amending The Social Security Onset Date Can Adversely Affect Your Client’s Long Term Disability Claim

Social Security Onset Date Amending Disability Claim

It's crucial that a Social Security disability attorney coordinate the filing of an appeal of short and long term disability claims. How We Help Other Social Security Attorneys Why?Many long term disability policies provide coverage while a person is working. Most policies provide that coverage will end on the day they last worked or at the time they stopped working. The policy holder will have to prove that they became disabled at the time they stopped working. But What Impact Does Amending The Onset Date Have? If you have to amend the onset date in a Social security claim to a date after they've...

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