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Jan 3, 2006

I understand that different states have different laws. But is there a general formula that is used to determine if an AIDS patient is entitled to SSI/SSDI? And is gaining weight an automatic reason to have a SSDI/SSI claim denied thanks soimnotalone

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I am unaware of any standard formula for determining whether or not an individual qualifies for SSI or SSDI benefits. I believe the determination is made based on the medical information from the individual's physician.

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