What Every Long Term Disability Policy Holder Ulcerative Colitis Needs To Know About Getting Their Disability Benefits
Ulcerative colitis long term disability insurance claims: is an inflammation and ulceration of the large intestine which causes thickening and scarring of the colon. Your colon cannot properly deal with the excess fluid from your feces and as a result, you may have abscesses around the anus, colon rupture or even develop cancer.
If your doctor has told you to stop working and apply for long term disability benefits as a result of ulcerative colitis you should make sure that there is objective evidence of the diagnosis in your medical records this includes:
- Documentation of recurrent body stools and repeated examinations
- Persistent or recurrent systemic manifestations such as arthritis, irtis fever or liver dysfunction not attributed to other causes
- Intermittent obstruction due to intractable abscesses, fissures, or stenosis
- A total colectomy and significant weight loss
Additionally, your doctor should address the functional limitations you have as a result of the ulcerative colitis including the recurrent need to use the restroom or the need to take frequent or unscheduled breaks, and how these problems interfere with your ability to maintain pace and concentration.
What Should I Do if My Disability Claim for Ulcerative Colitis has Been Denied?
It is time to contact ulcerative colitis disability attorney Nancy Cavey who can help you get the disability benefits you deserve with experience in dealing with conditions just like this to get you the disability benefits you need.
Call (727) 894-3188 today for a complimentary consultation and let us know you saw our post about how we can help with your Ulcerative colitis disability claim.