The Sequential Evaluation Process

The Sequential Evaluation Process

There are five steps to determine whether you are disabled enough for the programs offered by the Social Security Administration (SSA).

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They are:

  • 1. You are not engaged in “substantial gainful activity.
  • 2. Your medical impairments are considered severe.
  • 3. According to the Listing of Impairments, you meet or equal one of the impairments, or
  • 4. Your ability to do your past relevant work, known as “residual functional capacity” (RFC).
  • 5. Your inability to find different work.Visit the website of Lenton Aikins for additional info from a qualified attorney.

There are six ways you might be found not disabled:

  • If you can at the SGA level (Step 1).
  • If you have no medically determinable impairment (Step 2).
  • If you have a medically determinable impairment, but it does not limit your physical or mental ability to do basic work activities significantly (Step 2).
  • If you are unable to meet the duration requirement.
  • If you are able to do past relevant work (Step 4).
  • If you are able to do other work (Step 5).Visit the website of Aljian, Reed for additional info from a qualified attorney.