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  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus(SLE)
  • Sclerosis (scleroderma)
  • Sjögren’s syndrome
  • polymyositis or dermatomyositis
  • Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD)
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Lymphoma
  • Meningitis
  • Endocarditis
  • Epilepsy
  • Spinal cord disorders
  • Ménière’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Huntington’s disease
  • stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
  • Hidradenitis suppurative, Bullous disease or Ichthyosis
  • Aplastic anemia, Granulocytopenia, and Myelofibrosis
  • sickle cell disease
  • chronic kidney disease
  • Short bowel syndrome (SBS)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • End stage liver disease, Chronic liver disease
  • Peripheral arterial disease (PAD)
  • Chronic venous insufficiency
  • Atherosclerosis
  • congenital heart disease, Ischemic heart disease, Chronic heart failure or Recurrent arrhythmia
  • Soft tissue injury
  • Fracture of an upper extremity
  • Fracture of the femur, tibia, pelvis
  • spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis, degenerative disc disease, facet arthritis, vertebral fracture
  • Critical Cases
  • Terminal Cases, patients in Hospice
  • Veterans with 100% VA disability (VPAT)
  • Disabled Widows
  • Childhood Disability benefits
  • Total Blindness
  • Total Deafness
  • Down syndrome

Common Diagnoses Social Security may deem as medically Disabled:

  • Cancers — with distant metastases or inoperable, unresectable or recurrent
  • (AML) Acute Leukemia
  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Adult Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Adult Onset Huntington Disease
  • Astrocytoma — GRADE III and IV
  • Bladder Cancer
  • (CML) Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia — Blast Phase
  • Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Glioblastoma
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Kidney Cancer, Large Intestine Cancer, Liver Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, or Pancreatic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer, Intestine Cancer, Stomach Cancer or Thyroid Cancer
  • Malignant Multiple Sclerosis
  • Malignant Neoplastic Disease
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Impairments Considered for Compassionate Allowance or Presumptive Disability

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) a.k.a. Lou Gehrig’s Disease
  • Anaplastic Adrenal
  • Angiosarcoma
  • Ataxia
  • Carcinoma of Unknown Primary Site
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Heart Transplant Wait List – 1A/1B
  • Osteosarcoma, formerly known as Bone Cancer
  • Symptomatic HIV infection or AIDS
  • Small-Cell Cancer of the Large Intestine, Ovary, Prostate, Thymus, Uterus or Lung Cancer
  • Certain Amputations
  • Spinal Cord Injuries preventing ambulation
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • -Cerebral Palsy
  • Severe Mental retardation
  • End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)[Kidney Disease]

Key Terms:

  • Unsuccessful work attempts (UWA)
  • Trial work periods (TWP)
  • Alleged Onset Date (AOD)
  • Title II
  • Title XVI
  • Field Office (FO)
  • Disability Determination Service (DDS) a.k.a State Agency
  • Office of Hearing Operations (OHO)

Social Security has added the following new medical conditions to its Compassionate Allowance list:

  • Fibrolamellar Cancer
  • Megacystis Microcolon Intestinal Hypoperistalsis Syndrome
  • Megalencephaly-Capillary Malformation Syndrome
  • Superficial Siderosis of the Central Nervous System
  • Tetrasomy 18p

What our clients say about us

We appreciate the opportunity to help you get the benefits you deserve

Excellent presentation on Social Security Benefits

Thank you for the excellent presentation on Social Security Benefits and Medicare that you gave to our membership. Your response to our numerous questions and the time you spent with us both before and after the meeting is much appreciated.

Michigan Head Injury Alliance of Macomb County
3/19/19

You have a big heart!

Dear Cliff, thank you for taking a chance on me and everyone you have helped through the years! You have a big heart! My deepest appreciation!

Carol H.
6/5/16

Great relief to have everything settled

We wanted to thank you for helping Don with his Social Security case. It has been a great relief to have everything settled to our advantage. Thank you and God bless.

A Satisfied Client
8/1/18