How to Prepare for a Social Security Disability (SSD) Review? Part 1

How to Prepare for a Social Security Disability (SSD) Review

How can I prepare for a Social Security Disability (SSD) Review? It is very hard to actually prepare in advance for a continuing disability review (CDR). Complete the form the SSA sends you either form SSA-455 or Form SSA-454. If the agency needs additional information, they will ask for it.

How to Prepare for a Social Security Disability (SSD) Review?

Know what to expect when filling out the forms properly are the only way you can prepare. Learn how to prepare for a Social Security Disability (SSD) review.

Social Security Disability will review your claim every few years. It will depend on the severity of your disability. The possibility your medical condition will improve. The Social Security Administration (SSA) will contact you when is time for a review.

That way SSA can decide to continue your SSD or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

It is difficult to prepare in advance for a Continuing Disability Review (CDR). SSA make the decision to continue or stop disability benefits from medical records. Yet, there is another type of review called SSI redetermination. Where SSA will look for non-medical reasons to stop your benefits. Such as having too much income or assets.

CDR will be the best thing to make your review go well by continuing to see your doctor regularly. Also, fill out the Social Security review form properly.

Maintain Your Relationship with Your Doctor

If you have not seen your doctor in the last year, the SSA may doubt your disability is ongoing. Then SSD will pay for you to see their doctor to do the consultative exam. Their doctor will have no knowledge of your long-term medical history. The consultative exam may take 15 minutes to examine you. It will be in your best interest to have your own doctor’s records with symptoms and limitations.

To feel more safe about your upcoming disability review. Keep in mind that the relationship you have with your treating physician.

Your physician will be an important part on whether you will continue to get disability.

Step by Step Guidance

Check out our step by step guidance eBook. To save you some time and confusion. In the areas where you may struggle.

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