GovSimplified is a private entity and is not affiliated with or endorsed by the SSA. Once you determine the claimant is not working and cannot work, the Social Security rules contain a list, a thick book, (listing of impairments”) containing a comprehensive list of diseases, pathologies, conditions which would automatically entitle your client to Disability.
As provided under section 203 of the FSM Public Law 2-74 (Social Security Act), any claimant whose application for benefits is denied by the Administration or the Administration takes action to reduce or stop previously authorized benefits has the right to appeal the decision to the FSM Board of Trustees.
The ruling emphasizes that a complete similarity of all these factors is not necessary.” Social Security Ruling 82-41 repeats the regulatory criteria for little, if any, vocational adjustment in terms of tools, work processes, work settings, or industry for individuals at or over the age of 55 limited to sedentary work and for individuals at or over the age of 60 limited to light work.
Mary would have been eligible for retirement benefits as a divorced spouse on John’s Social Security record if she was married to him for at least 10 years, was at least 62 years old, was unmarried and was not entitled to a higher Social Security benefit on her own merit.
Congressman John S. Tanner (D-TN), Chairman, Subcommittee on Social Security of the Committee on Ways and Means, today announced a hearing on Clearing the Disability Claims Backlogs: The Social Security Administration’s Progress and New Challenges Arising From the Recession.