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How Is An FCE Used?

Submitted by rsg on Wed, 12/28/2022 - 21:18

After you file a claim for disability benefits you may be told that you need to have an FCE or an RFC completed to determine your level of disability. When you file a claim for disability benefits the Social Security Administration uses several different methods of assessing disability to determine whether or not someone is so disabled they can’t work. The FCE, or Functional Capacity Evaluation, is one of the tools commonly used by the SSA.

Top 5 Mental health Disorders That Qualify For Disability Benefits

Submitted by rsg on Tue, 12/27/2022 - 14:05

If you have a mental health disorder that significantly affects your ability to work and you have worked in the past you can apply for Social Security disability benefits. Applying for disability benefits for a mental health condition is just apply for benefits with a physical health condition.

Mental health conditions like depression and anxiety qualify for disability benefits just like physical health conditions do. As long as you meet the requirements listed in the SSA’s Blue Book for the condition that you have you are eligible to apply for benefits.

What Should You Not Say When Applying For Disability Benefits?

Submitted by rsg on Wed, 12/21/2022 - 15:11

The Social Security disability (SSD) program is available to help those who are mentally or physically unable to work on a regular basis. So one of the most important things you should avoid stating is that you would work if somebody was prepared to hire you.

If you were to say that it is quite likely you will be denied disability benefits. This is because SSDI is for those who are unable to work.