Listing of Impairments – Social Security benefits for Congenital Heart disease | Spring Hill Social Security Disability Attorney

Social Security Disability Benefits are paid for congenital heart disease. Congenital heart disease is a problem with your heart structure and function because of the abnormal heart development before you were born.

Some congenital heart diseases can be treated with medication while others will require surgery. Congenital heart disease is divided into two categories. The first is cyanotic which is blue discoloration caused by the lack of oxygen. Examples include a hypo-plastic heart or or a trans-position of the great vessels.

The second is non-cyanotic. Examples include atrial septal defect or aortic pulmonic stenosis.

Heart diseases can also be part of various genetic and chromosomal syndromes such as Marfan’s syndrome.

The Social Security Administration uses Listing 4.06 to evaluate symptomatic congenital heart disease. You show the results of specific medical testing and meet very stringent medical findings to qualify for listing.

More often than not, Social Security disability benefits for congenital heart disease will be awarded based on vocational criteria. If you feel you need help with your claim, please do not hesitate to contact experienced Social Security lawyers Cavey & Barrett.

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