This week, the Social Security Administration announced that they have expanded the list of Compassionate Allowance conditions. The Compassionate Allowance list now includes the following conditions:
The Social Security Administration’s Compassionate Allowance Program expedites the disability review process for claimants whose medical conditions are serious enough to meet disability standards. This Program quickens the process and allows certain claimants to get their benefits sooner if they have medical conditions that are so serious that it’s clear they would qualify for disability.
In order to be approved quickly under the Compassionate Allowance Program, you must:
The conditions under the Compassionate Allowance program primarily include cancers, brain disorders, and several rare disorders that affect children. A complete list of diagnoses can be found online in the Compassionate Allowance List at www.ssa.gov/compassionateallowances/conditions.htm