The Disappearing Doctor and How it Makes Your Disability Case Harder

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/07/health/health-care-mergers-doctors.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fhealth&action=click&contentCollection=health&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=sectionfro

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The changes in health care delivery make it harder to win your Social Security Disability case. Not able to see the doctor as much or get the medical tests you need results in less evidence to convince the Judge of your disability.

Twin sisters known for battle with debilitating OCD die in possible ‘suicide pact’

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2018/04/04/twin-sisters-known-for-spirited-battle-with-ocd-die-in-possible-suicide-pact/?utm_term=.50a1ce0f8b95

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Extreme mental health conditions are grounds for Social Security disability benefits. They prevent a person from working in regular employment.

Addiction and Social Security Disability

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/25/science/fda-medication-assisted-therapy.html?hpw&rref=health&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well

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Social Security will often use drug and alcohol abuse as a reason to deny people disability benefits. Evidence of treatment can be used to prevent this from happening. Make sure that you see a doctor or go to a treatment facility to help your case.

Broken Bones and Social Security Disability

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/12/well/bone-fractures-broken-hip-osteoporosis-drugs-treatment-diagnosis.html?ribbon-ad-idx=5&rref=health&module=Ribbon&version=context&region=Header&action=click&contentCollection=Health&pgtype=article

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Severe osteoporosis may result in standing and walking limitations. This could lead to a finding of disability.