SSA Adds 25 New Compassionate Allowances Conditions
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:
Small Cell Cancer of the Thymus
Liposarcoma- metastatic or recurrent