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Hi, I hope someone with experience can advise me!
I was approved for s.s. Disability on my 1st try 3 years ago
So, now I have been sent a short medical update form
Because I had a huge fusion I am concerned that
S.s. Will view that as medical improvement
Because I had the surgery and my benefits will cease.
I have not done very well, I have limited mobility
Nerve damage and my back gives out around 6:30 in the evening
My Dr. Told me to mark worse on the form under present condition
I take medication still and can't always think real clearly
He wrote on a form I needed for something else that I am totally
Disabled and no chance of improvement but I think because I have
The hardware in my back now they would view that as medical
Improvement compared to when I applied which was when surgery
Also, I cannot seem to find an answer if age, education and
Past work are considered as a factor in a S.S. Disability CDR
I did not have an attorney and have googled and tried to find out
Because of my Medicare I am concerned!
This paperwork will determine if I have a CDR, short form,
Long form or if they will send me a letter stating benefits
Will continue, no other information needed, they just
Ask about your last 3 Dr. Appointments, they don't send
For your records at this point.
I just feel baffled, I can' seem ti get any answers
Hasn't someone else had this form or a CDR ?
It's the surgery to correct my 2 main curves, I have scoliosis
That concerns me, my surgeon has always said he cannot
Tell if I have fused from my regularly scheduled xrays, he
Says it would require a catscan,
I do not know what to think!
If anyone has been through something similar would you
Please post or pm me?
Thank you, sorta worried, very confused Susie