What Medical Conditions Qualify for Social Security Disability or SSI?

Social Security DisabilityThe Social Security Administration’s impairment listing manual (called the blue book) lists a number of impairments, both physical and mental, that will automatically qualify an individual for Social Security disability benefits (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), provided the individual’s condition meets the specified criteria for a listing.

What Medical Conditions Are Listed?

The listing manual, which has been updated for 2020, includes:

Adjustment Disorder Gastroparesis Panic Attacks
Agoraphobia Gout Paranoia
Anxiety Hallucinations Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Arachnoiditis Headache Disorder Psoriatic Arthritis
Arthritis Headaches PTSD
Auditory Hallucinations Hearing Voices RA
Autism Herniated Disc RA Factor
Back Pain Hip Fracture Radiculopathy
Bipolar Hip Injury Removed Bowel
Bipolar Anxiety Hip Pain Removed Colon
Bipolar Depression Hip Replacement Rheumatoid Arthritis
Bipolar I IBS Rotator Cuff Injury
Bipolar II Impingement Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
Bone on Bone IQ Schizoaffective disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder Kidney Disease Schizophrenia
Bowel Resection Kidney Failure Schmorl’s Nodes
Broken Back Kidney Transplant Scoliosis
Broken Leg Knee Dislocation Seizure Disorder
Broken Neck Knee Injury Seizures
Bursitis Learning Disability Shoulder Injury
Cervical Injury Low IQ Shoulder Separation
Colostomy Lower Back Pain Slipped Disc
Compressed Disc Lumbago Spectrum
Compression Fracture Lupus Spectrum Disorder
Crohn’s Disease Lyme Disease Spinal Injury
Crumbling Disc Malaise Spondylosis
Degenerative Disc Disease Mania Spondylothesis
Depression Manic Depression Stenosis
Diabetes Migraine with Aura Stress Fracture
Diabetic Neuropathy Migraine without Aura Suicidal Ideation
Dialysis Migraines Suicide
Diarrhea Missing Bowel Tendonitis
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Missing Colon Torn Meniscus
Epilepsy Muscle Weakness Torn Rotator Cuff
Facet Joint Syndrome Narcolepsy Trauma
Fatigue Nerve Impingement Visual Hallucinations
Feeding Port Nerve Root Impingement Vomiting
Feeding Tube Neuropathy Weakness
Fibromyalgia Osteoarthritis Whiplash
Gastronomy Pancreatitis

If any of these conditions apply to you, and you would like to speak with one of our dedicated Social Security Disability Lawyers here in Grand Rapids, Michigan, please Contact Us today to schedule an appointment.