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How to receive SSDI benefits for immune deficiency disorders

On Behalf of | May 24, 2019 | Social Security Disability Benefits For Illnesses

Life tends to be easier for people in Georgia when they are healthy and no one likes to be sick. However, everyone is bound to get sick from time to time. These illnesses vary in severity and sometimes they are simply minor inconveniences. However, other illnesses take a long time to heal from and can make life very difficult. Some illnesses are considered chronic illnesses and the people with them will be dealing with them for the rest of their lives.

These types of illnesses can make doing normal life activities very difficult. They may also limit people’s ability to work. This means that they will lose income making the situation even worse. One chronic illness that can affect people in this way is immune deficiency disorders. Some common immune deficiency disorders are sepsis, meningitis, pneumonia, endocarditis and others. People who have these disorders may be able to receive Social Security Disability Benefits (SSDI) which can ease the burden of being unable to work.

However, in order to receive the SSDI benefits for immune deficiency disorders people must meet certain criteria. If people suffer from one of the illnesses, the illness must be: resistant to treatment or require hospitalization at least three times in a 12 month period; or they must have undergone stem cell transplantation; or there must be repeated manifestations with limitations in their daily living, in their social function, or completing tasks within a reasonable period of time.

There are many different types of illnesses that people suffer in Georgia. Some of these illnesses such as immune deficiency disorders can have a major effect on people’s lives. There are other debilitating illnesses as well and if people meet the criteria for the illnesses they may be able to receive SSDI benefits, which can be very valuable especially since people may not be able to work because of the illness. Experienced attorneys understand the application process and may be able to help assist people receive the benefits they deserve.


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