Compassionate Allowances are designed to help Americans suffering from the most severe disabilities in the Social Security Administration (SSA) Listing of Impairments quickly get the Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits they need. If you have a Compassionate Allowances condition, your application will be automatically targeted for expedited processing with minimal medical evidence, allowing you to get your benefits in days or weeks, rather than months.
Our Social Security Disability lawyers are here to support you if you’re suffering from a Compassionate Allowances condition. Whether you have questions about filing your claim or you need assistance getting the medical evidence you need, we want to help. Call us at (800) 477-7315 or complete our free online form to get in touch with our 24/7 legal staff today.
List of Compassionate Allowances Conditions
Hundreds of conditions qualify for the SSA’s Compassionate Allowances Initiative. Many of them are rare or have specific severity requirements, but some of the more common conditions include:
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Bladder cancer (with distant metastases, inoperable, or unresectable)
- Brain tumors
- Breast cancer (with distant metastases, inoperable, or unresectable)
- Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease
- Esophageal cancer
- Gallbladder cancer
- Head and neck cancers (with distant metastases, inoperable, or unresectable)
- Liver cancer
- Mixed dementia
These are just some of the conditions on the Compassionate Allowances list, and new conditions are added on a regular basis. Visit the SSA’s List of Compassionate Allowances for the most current list of conditions that qualify for expedited processing.
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If you were diagnosed with a Compassionate Allowances condition and were denied SSD benefits, the Social Security Disability lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin want to assist you. With more than 30 years of legal experience and lawyers based across the United States, we have the knowledge and resources to help you get your benefits. And with our No Fee Guarantee®, you won’t owe us anything unless we get money for you. So don’t wait to get help with your claim—contact us today.