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Social Security Disability

Dec 30, 2012

Can a person with mental issue and HIV collect SSD?

Response from Dr. Fawcett

Yes, either a diagnosis of AIDS or a serious mental disorder can make one eligible for Social Security Disability. However, it has become much more difficult to get disability status (an AIDS diagnosis was once almost an automatic criteria). In short, it is possible but the process is long and arduous. Most applications are initially challenged and require time-consuming appeals.


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