Many people applying for Social Security do not realize the importance their medical records have on the outcome of their cases. Someone who wants to qualify for assistance must be treating with at least a primary care physician. However, specialists can be an added bonus in proving that someone is unable to return to work. Medical treatment is not an easy feat for most people, as far too many Americans do not have health insurance and they have limited financial resources. I
Several of my clients have been asking about the Consultative Examination that Social Security often sends them to. The question is when Social Security sends you to an independent exam, what is the purpose of this? Why do they do it? And most importantly how do the results of a C.E. have an impact on your claim?
If you apply for social for benefits, there is a good chance you will be scheduled to go to a medical exam. Typically, this happens when an individual who applies