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Social Security Fast-Tracks Decisions for People with Severe Disabilities

Agency Expands Compassionate Allowance List   Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, today announced five new Compassionate Allowance conditions: Fibrolamellar Cancer, Megacystis Microcolon Intestinal Hypoperistalsis Syndrome (MMIHS), Megalencephaly-Capillary Malformation Syndrome (MCAP), Superficial Siderosis of the Central Nervous System, and Tetrasomy 18p. Compassionate Allowance is a program to quickly identify medical conditions and serious…

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When Small Details Equal Giant Victories

Superficial Siderosis Granted Compassionate Allowance Status The Superficial Siderosis community received validation this week as their status as rare disease sufferers’ was officially recognized by the U.S. Social Security Administration. On August 20, 2018, the U.S. Department of Social Security released a press release outlining their expansion of the compassionate allowance list of severe and incapacitating diseases that…

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