Listing of Impairments

Definition - What does Listing of Impairments mean?

A listing of impairments refers to a standard form that an individual must fill out in order to be considered for Social Security Disability benefits. This form covers each major body system and describes whether an individual is injured to the point of where he or she cannot engage in any profitable activity.

Justipedia explains Listing of Impairments

Any listings made must be backed by evidence that the impairment has persisted or is expected to persist for at least 12 months straight. However, most people who fill out a listing of impairment suffer from ailments that are permanent and are expected to result in death. The official Listing of Impairments can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations in Appendix 1, Subpart P, Part 404. This includes forms for both children (under 18) and adults.

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