Social Security Disability Claims based on Kidney Disorders


A person with advanced kidney disease would have no problem with winning Social Security Disability benefits. The listing 6.02 or 6.06 covering kidney disease requires that the person either be on a kidney transplant list or be receiving regular kidney dialysis and having a prognosis from the doctor stating the need for ongoing kidney dialysis.  Even if the person’s kidney disease is not at that advanced level it is still possible to win at step five of the sequential evaluation process by showing that the symptomatology relating to that kidney disease in combination with other impairments can severely affect their capacity to work activity.

This short informational blog post was provided by Anne Howard, an experienced Connecticut Social Security Disability Attorney.