Disability Denied: Unable to Work, COVID Long Haulers Face Barriers to Benefits
A report by the Center for Law and Social Policy notes the severe backlog of applications at SSA as a hindrance for long COVID applicants, and others. And it says medical providers’ knowledge gaps about long COVID are a hurdle as well: “Few providers know what tests need to be conducted to adequately document evidence of long COVID. Providers stick to basic tests that come back normal despite the presence of debilitating symptoms.”
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