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Can I Receive Disability Benefits for Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s Disease?

Posted by Scott Flexer

Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease are inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs) that affect an estimated 3 million U.S. adults according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC)—an increase of one-third from just 15 years prior. This statistic doesn’t include children under 18, who can also be affected by IBD, because most people are diagnosed in their 20s and 30s. It’s important to note that while ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease are both considered IBDs and share a number of symptoms, there are also some differences.

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Topics: SSDI, disability benefits, disability eligibility, Social Security Disability Income, Family Disability Benefits, Disability Medical Requirements, Ulcerative Colitis

Is it Possible to Get Disability Benefits for Ulcerative Colitis?

Posted by Scott Flexer

Getting Disability Benefits for Ulcerative ColitisApplying for disability benefits is a complex and lenghty process. Getting qualified for disability benefits if you are suffering from Crohn’s disease can often make your condition worse due to the anxiety and waiting.

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Topics: SSDI, disability benefits, Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative Colitis and Disability

Posted by Scott Flexer

If you suffer from ulcerative colitis in Tampa (a condition similar to Crohn's Disease), you know the hardship it causes you. However, if you've stumbled upon our blog here at DEF for the first time, there are some things you should know about the condition and whether or not you qualify for Social Security Disability (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Read on. You'll find some valuable information about ulcerative colitis and benefits.

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Topics: Ulcerative Colitis

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