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Disability Evaluation Under Social Security Listing of Impairments - Adult Listings (Part A). The following sections contain medical criteria that apply to the evaluation of impairments in adults age 18 and over and that may apply to the evaluation of impairments in children under age 18 if the disease processes have a similar ...


Disability Evaluation Under Social Security. Part III - Listing Of Impairments. The Listing of Impairments describes, for each major body system, impairments considered severe enough to prevent an individual from doing any gainful activity (or in the case of children under age 18 applying for SSI, severe enough to cause  ...


Nov 18, 2016 ... We provide a list of disabling conditions complete with descriptions. ... Many of these conditions are described in the impairment listing manual, or "Blue Book," used by state-run Disability Determination Services (DDS) to determine whether or not a person meets the SSA's criteria for total disability.


The Social Security Disability list of impairments is an organized collection of medical impairments for which the Social Security Administration has provided specific approval criteria.


Here are the most common medical impairments and conditions for which claimants seek Social Security disability benefits.


The Social Security Administration (SSA) awards Social Security Disability benefits based on the type of disabling condition the claimant is suffering from. These are conditions that affect an individuals ability to gain substantial employment. The SSA's impairment listing manual, also known as the "Blue Book ," contains a list ...


The Blue Book separates impairments into different categories and lists the specifications needed for each condition to qualify for disability benefits.


If your medical condition, or its equivalent, is on SSA's Listing of Impairments, then you are generally considered disabled and therefore eligible to receive SSA disability benefits. If your medical condition is not on the list, you may still be eligible under other SSA guidelines. Medically Approved List of Impairments. The SSA's ...


Social Security Disability uses impairment categories to evaluate medical conditions. ... Administration handles millions of disability cases every year. The following list represents the most common conditions that qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and Supplemental Security Income ( SSI) benefits.