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SSA Adds 25 New Compassionate Allowances Conditions

Cutter Hall Karlock, LLC Jan. 28, 2014

The Compassionate Allowances provisions of the Social Security Disability program allows for the fast-tracking of disability claims based on severe, life-threatening conditions.

With the addition of 25 new Compassionate Allowances Conditions, the Administration now recognizes a total of 225 medical conditions eligible for expedited processing and payment.

Included in the 25 newly recognized conditions:

Prostate Cancer

Sjogren-Larsson Syndrome

Small Cell Cancer of the Thymus

Liposarcoma- metastatic or recurrent