Most people are not familiar with the Social Security disability claims process. When you apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, the success of your claim often depends on providing good supporting medical records. It is important to know what medical documentation that the Social Security Administration (SSA) needs. Without an attorney, it is the SSA’s responsibility to secure your medical records. An attorney has experience in knowing how to request this information from doctors and other medical professionals. Indiana Social Security Disability Attorney Scott D. Lewis sees a variety of medical records every day and knows how important good supporting medical documentation can be in getting your Social Security benefits approved.
Here are a few key things to keep in mind when seeing your doctor and accumulating medical records:
Attorney Scott Lewis believes you should always attempt to have a good relationship with your medical provider, and hopefully he/she will do the things necessary to help you have a strong Social Security Claim. Attorney Scott Lewis has experience in obtaining medical records from your doctors to help support your case. Often times, he is able to request all medical documents related to:
Attorney Scott Lewis and his staff strive to work with you and your doctor(s) to comply with all privacy requirements when obtaining your medical records. For more information about obtaining the appropriate medical records for your case, contact Scott Lewis at (317) 423-8888 for a free consultation.