What Medical Conditions are Qualified for Disability Benefits?
Medical conditions are any physical and mental impairments that cause drastic functional limitations. Individuals who had medical conditions have difficulty in performing important daily tasks. These medical conditions need varying levels of expensive medical attention to help ease the condition of the individual. To help them gain access to affordable and effective medical services, these individuals need social security disability benefits.
Under the Social Security Administration (SSA) are two programs that provide benefits to persons with disabilities (PWD). They are the Social Security disability insurance program (SSDI), and the Supplemental Security Income program (SSI). SSDI gives benefits to PWDs who are insured under the Social Security Act. SSI, on the other hand, provides supplemental income to PWDs who are financially struggling.
What disabilities and medical conditions are qualified to receive disability benefits? For the most part, the impairment must be medically determinable and diagnosed. Specifically, there must be a clinical or laboratory diagnostic examination. We can use these as solid legal proof of your disability. The SSA lists them according to 14 categories: