If you could get some financial support, living with congestive heart failure (CHF) would be so much easier.
CHF impacts your daily life. It can make it impossible for you to work. But it doesn’t change the fact that supporting yourself and surviving cost money.
You can get help paying for your essential expenses by applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits.
Benefits come with monthly checks and also qualify you for Medicare or Medicaid health care coverage. They can go a long way toward restoring your sense of peace.
But getting benefits is often a struggle. Most people who apply for SSD get denied.
The lawyers at Horenstein, Nicholson & Blumenthal can help you take on this difficult process. Our disability lawyers have extensive experience: We’ve helped thousands of people in Ohio win benefits.
Keep reading for more about how to qualify for Social Security Disability with congestive heart failure.
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The most important factor in qualifying for SSD benefits is that your health problems must be severe enough that you can’t work at all, for at least a year.
Because heart conditions can vary in severity in different people, you aren’t guaranteed to qualify for disability income with CHF.
Sometimes people can keep working with heart problems, or at least they can keep working with modifications to their jobs. Social Security will look into that possibility before approving your claim.
The government has an official list of guidelines on how to qualify for benefits with different medical conditions. Congestive heart failure falls into the category of “chronic heart failure.”
Under that category, Social Security says you must have one of these types of heart failure:
You have to prove that you have one of these conditions using evidence that you submit to Social Security. These are the types of evidence that could make your disability claim successful:
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