According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), the “Compassionate Allowances” initiative will speed up the determination of an applicant’s claim for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. The goal of the program is to determine what conditions are so serious that the objective medical information contained in applicants’ initial filing justifies a finding of disability. As a result, the determination process for applicants that have been diagnosed with one of the compassionate allowances will be much quicker.
Approximately fifty (50) conditions have been selected for the initial Compassionate Allowance list. Full Story