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  • What Do The Medical-Vocational Guidelines Mean By Sedentary WorK?
    What Do The Medical-Vocational Guidelines Mean By Sedentary WorK?

    The Medical-Vocational Guidelines used by the Social Security Administration is a grid that will determine whether a finding of disabled or not disabled based upon the age, education, and work history ...

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  • What Are Exertional And Nonexertional Impairments?
    What Are Exertional And Nonexertional Impairments?

    The SSA defines exertional limitations as those restrictions that will affect an individual's capacity to the meet the seven strength demands of jobs. These seven demands are sitting, standing, ...

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  • Residual Functional Capacity Assessment
    Residual Functional Capacity Assessment

    In order for an Administrative Law Judge to fully evaluate a person's residual functional capacity, there must be a susbstantial amount of evidence presented to the ALJ. There is a number of different ...

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  • Does The SSA Consider My Ability To Work Part-Time Jobs?
    Does The SSA Consider My Ability To Work Part-Time Jobs?

    As we noted yesterday, the SSA defines RFC as the maximum amount of work that a person can do for 40 hours a week. Thus, the SSA does not consider a person's ability to determine whether they can work ...

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  • Digestive System Impairments: How Will The SSA Evaluate My Response To Treatment?
    Digestive System Impairments: How Will The SSA Evaluate My Response To Treatment?

    The SSA provides a lot of explanation concerning its evaluation of a claimant's response to treatment. As we noted in the last blog entry, that the SSA will want to see your response to treatment as ...

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