Digestive System Disorders

Social Security Disability Qualifications - Digestive System
Contact Scott D. Lewis if you have Digestive System conditions that may qualify you for Social Security Disability.

What are Digestive System Disorders?

As described by the Social Security Administration (SSA), digestive system disorders include:

  • liver dysfunction
  • gastrointestinal hemorrhage
  • malnutrition
  • inflammatory bowel disease, and
  • short bowel syndrome

How does the SSA evaluate Digestive System Disorders?

The SSA will the following need a copy of the claimant’s medical records identifying the digestive system disorder. The medical evidence should include medically acceptable imaging studies and reports of:

  • operations
  • endoscopy
  • pathology

Medically acceptable imaging includes, but is not limited to:

  • x-ray imaging
  • sonography
  • computerized axial tomography (CAT scan)
  • magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • radionuclide scans

The findings required by these listings must occur within the period the SSA is considering in connection with the claimant’s application or continuing disability review.

What are some categories of Digestive System Disorders?

The following categories of digestive system disorders are described more in depth on the SSA’s website:

  • Gastrointestinal hemorrhaging from any cause, requiring blood transfusion
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Short bowel syndrome (SBS)
  • Weight loss due to any digestive disorder
  • Liver transplantation

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Can you provide me a list of Disabilities and Impairments that would qualify me for SSDI or SSI?

This is a partial list of disabilities and impairments that may qualify you for receiving SSDI or SSI benefits. This is not a complete list. Please contact Scott D. Lewis to determine whether your impairment may qualify.

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