Medical Eligibility for Disability Benefits

To qualify for disability benefits (either SSDI or SSI), you must prove you have a severe, medically determinable impairment that limits your functioning to such an extent that you aren't able to work. Disability Determination Services (DDS, a state agency that evaluates disability claims for the SSA) analyzes each disability claim with a five-step evaluation process.

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