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The Social Security Administration says:
How to prove you are disabledand win disability benefits Social Security disability claims are reviewed according to the medical review diary date. There are three types of medical review diary dates that determine how often a social security disability claim or SSI disability claim will be reviewed. Most disability claims have a medical improvement possible diary date, meaning that they will be reviewed every three years. Additionally, there are some disability claims where medical improvement is expected and these individuals may be reviewed in less than three years. Lastly, there are some disability beneficiaries who have a permanent diary, which extends the medical review diary date at least seven years into the future. In general, individuals who are under fifty-five will be reviewed every three years not matter what the medical or psychological impairment. Remember, though, that some continuing disability reviews are triggered by an individual’s work activity, because the ability to engage in work activity that provides substantial and gainful income may indicate medical improvement.
That means that if the person IS ALREADY GETTING BENEFITS and is over 55, then they do not have to be reassessed for 7 years.
Your sister can get reassessed as needed.
That rule only applies to present beneficiaries to protect them for harassing assessments.
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If you can get a psychiatric backup, then take this to SSAdministration.
If she is on Partane then her doctor must feel she has Parkinson's, or Cerebral Spasticity, or Extrapyramidal reactions from too many psychotropic drugs (particularly antipsychotics).
I see that you have left the chat. I will switch over to Q & A and you can get back to me later if you have some more questions or issues. I am here to serve you and will be happy to follow up with you.
If you are satisfied at this point, then please leave me positive feedback for the information that I provided for you. You do not have to worry any longer about waiting 7 years. That rule only applies to those already on the program.
God bless your family.
Elliott Sewell, LPCC, NCC, CCMHC