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Can I Be Denied Social Security if My Doctor Says I Am Disabled?

Social Security benefits are extremely important for people with disabilities who are unable to work. Without these benefits, your quality of life can be drastically reduced. Unfortunately, seeking and obtaining benefits is a difficult process. There are many regulations and their interpretation will affect how government reviewers treat your claim. In some instances, a reviewer may deny some claims despite a doctor’s determination of disability and inability to work. Below, we explain why this may sometimes happen. Reason 1: There Was Not Enough Evidence The Social Security Administration (SSA) will require documented medical evidence of your disability and how it keeps you from working. For this reason, it is very important to have this conversation with your doctor. Give them as much information as possible about your disability and how it affects your inability to work. In fact, medical records documenting your disability will be a crucial factor for obtaining…
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