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Step 3 of the Sequential Evaluation Process for Social Security Disability Claims: Using the Medical Listings to Win a Claim for Autoimmune Diseases


Created on March 26, 2021





This program will review the 5-step sequential evaluation process that Social Security uses to determine disability claims. Specifically, this seminar will focus on Step 3 of the sequential evaluation process. It will highlight tips and strategies regarding obtaining medical documentation for your client, use of Residual Functional Capacity forms and treatment summary letters, and preparing pre-hearing briefs to effectively argue a medical listing.

This seminar will discuss a brief overview of Part A and Listings of Impairments, Meet or Equal Standard used by Social Security, and using the Medical Listings specifically for claims regarding Autoimmune disease such as Systemic Lupus Erythematous, Multiple Sclerosis, Sjogren's Disease, and Fibromyalgia.  

Presented by Jasmine C. Dickerson, this program will benefit Social Security Disability Attorneys.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify Preliminary Information regarding the 5-step Sequential Evaluation Process
  2. Identify how to use Medical Listings of Impairments at Step 3 of the Evaluation Process to your client's advantage
  3. Prepare your case for a successful outcome at the Administrative Law Hearing Level
  4. Prepare, analyze, and identify a case under a specific medical listing
  5. Predict whether or not your client's medical evidence and current symptomology would meet or equal a listed impairment 

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