For the Social Security Administration to determine your Social Security Disability Insurance or SSI insurance, you must provide evidence. Now, if you need help, the SSA explains that it will help claimants get the necessary evidence.
Claimants must provide evidence on time.
Evidence of disability
You have to provide reports from acceptable medical sources about your disability. The evidence will support that you cannot function in a work setting. The evidence of your disability should include:
- How long you have experienced the disability
- How much work you can accomplish despite the disability
- How severe your impairments are
Sometimes, the SSA will ask for evidence from other medical sources. You may have to visit another doctor to receive an exam. The reason that the SSA might decide this is if your medical provider does not want to perform the exam, if he or she does not have the necessary equipment or if the doctor does not have the qualifications.
Evidence of symptoms
The SSA must investigate all the evidence of symptoms. Your illness must have symptoms that limit your daily activities. You should have evidence that indicates the frequency, intensity, duration and location of your pain and other symptoms. Likewise, you need to include any medications or other measures that you use to alleviate the symptoms.
If your medication has side effects that contribute to your disability, you have to present evidence of it. The type of your medication, the dosage of your medication and all side effects need investigation. Medical providers can explain the symptoms and factors regarding the symptoms in medical reports.