Presumptive Disability

October 25, 2015 - Less than a minute read

This is essentially a short-cut in the SSAs eligibility determination process, used when an applicant for Supplemental Security Income has a high probability of meeting the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) standards. If the SSA finds one presumptively disabled, they will begin benefit payments while his or her application is undergoing the review process. An example is with an individual with mental retardation, who will be found presumptively disabled with an I.Q. at or below 58