Q: What exactly is a LISTING of IMPAIRMENTS?

A: SSA has a list of conditions and if certain criteria are met, that patient may automatically be considered disabled by operation of that listing. The listed impairments are found for:

§1.00 – Musculoskeletal System.
§2.00 – Special Senses (hearing/vision) and Speech
§3.00 – Respiratory System
§4.00 – Cardiovascular System
§5.00 – Digestive System
§6.00 – Genitourinary System
§7.00 – Hematological Disorders
§8.00 – Skin Disorders
§9.00 – Endocrine System
§10.00 – Multiple Body System
§11.00 – Neurological
§12.00 – Mental Disorders
§13.00 – Malignant Neoplastic Disease
§14.00 – Immune System
You can obtain/view a copy of the full descriptions of these listings by visiting the following website: http://www.socialsecurity.gov/disability/professionals/bluebook/AdultListings.htm

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