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Re: DISABILITY HELP! JohnX2

Posted by JonW on March 28, 2002, at 7:27:54

In reply to Re: DISABILITY HELP! JonW, posted by JohnX2 on March 27, 2002, at 23:04:54

They haven't said anything official yet, but they interviewed me on the phone and said that if my condition is pre-existing I will be denied benefits. They defined pre-existing as receiving any meds or treatment up to 3 months before starting my job. Well, obviously I have a pre-existing condition and I expect to be denied. My psychiatrist says there is absolutely no reason why I should be denied and was pissed. However, the law is the law and if having a pre-existing condition denies me... She said that I should apply for social security deisability because I should definitely get that, but I'll likely have to appeal that decision as well. Is it wise to hire a lawyer when appealing these decisions? Like I have the money to do that...

All smiles,
Jon

>
> Are they saying you were able to work while having the illness? (thus the denial).
>
> Or do they only allow a disability claim on the illness for a certain amount of time? (.i.e you claimed it before and can't do it again??)
>
> What does your psychiatrist say? My psychiatrist helped handled a lot of the paperwork and BS from the insurance company with me (since he would get payed more I guess).
>
> Thanks for the answers, I may run into this myself.
>
> John
>
> > Hi...
> >
> > My short-term disabilty is about to expire, and I just got a call from my long-term carrier. They said that because I have a pre-existing illness, my benefits are denied! I cannot afford my current doctor without a paycheck. Has anyone been in a similar situation? Is there anything I can do???
> >
> > Being shit on,
> > Jon :(


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