Q & A
How Does Social Security Consider Multiple Impairments When Making Disability Decisions?
Answer: Many applicants for Social Security disability benefits have several different medical issues that are preventing them from working. The Social Security Administration (SSA) must consider the combined effects of all your impairments, both severe and non-severe, in deciding whether you qualify for benefits. Thus, it is essential when completing your disability application to mention all your medical conditions, including those that are minor compared to your serious problems. Read more…
Source: http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia – 11/12/2013