Social Security Adds 12 New Compassionate Allowance Conditions
The expansion will speed benefits to thousands of Americans with disabilities.
Compassionate Allowances are a way of quickly identifying diseases and other medical conditions that clearly qualify for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability benefits. It allows the agency to electronically target and make speedy decisions for the most obviously disabled individuals.
This is the first expansion since the existing list of 88 conditions.
Following are the new 12 conditions:
- Aortic Atresia
- Eisenmenger Syndrome
- Endomyocardial Fibrosis
- Heart Transplant Graft Failure
- Heart Transplant Wait List - 1A/1B
- Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
- Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Recipient
- Mitral Valve Atresia
- Primary Cardiac Amyloidosis
- Pulmonary Atresia
- Single Ventricle
- Tricuspid Atresia
Click here for the list of 88 Social Security Disability Compassionate Allowance Conditions.
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