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What is definition of Social Security disability in Nevada?

Defining disabled in Nevada

Are You Disabled?

Proving you’re disabled is a key component to qualifying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, but collecting the medical documentation from acceptable medical sources can be frustrating and time-consuming.

Definition of a Disability

According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), a disability is defined as:

When you apply for benefits, the SSA will evaluate if you’ve worked enough years to qualify and verify your current work status. If you meet the work-related requirements, your local Disability Determination Services (DDS) office will review your medical evidence and ask your doctors or medical providers about:

  • What your medical condition is
  • When your medical condition began
  • How your medical condition limits your activities
  • What the medical tests have shown
  • What treatment you have received
  • Your ability to do work-related activities