Unlike other diseases, lupus is invisible. You may look fine on the outside. On the inside, you’re in pain.
When you wake up, you’re fatigued. You can’t participate in your favorite activities. Or even work. Since your lupus is chronic, you’ll be dealing with your symptoms for the long term.
For the financial fallout, there is some relief.
Social Security Disability provides monthly checks. They help you cover your expenses and feel more stable.
But many people who apply for benefits are denied the first time. Perhaps they didn’t fill out the paperwork correctly, or they didn’t provide sufficient proof of their lupus. Maybe it’s just that the Social Security Administration (SSA) process is tough.
If you’ve been denied, or you need to apply in the first place, there is hope: Horenstein, Nicholson & Blumenthal (HNB Law) can assist you with your application or appeal.
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It’s not enough to just have lupus in order for your disability application to go through. You know how hard it is to explain this disease to other people. For Social Security Disability, you have to prove that your case reaches a certain level of severity.
This is what you must show:
To prove this, you need to document that you are experiencing at least two of these symptoms:
You are also required to demonstrate how lupus is taking a negative toll on at least two of your organs or body systems.
You have another option: You can show that you are unable to function because you have at least two of the symptoms to a degree that makes working impossible, and you:
One of the first questions many people have when they can’t work because of serious health problems is whether they have a good case for benefits.
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