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What Respiratory System Conditions Qualify for Disability Benefits?

Below are the disabilities that fall under the Respiratory System category as classified by the SSA’s Blue Book. They can be found in Section 3.00.

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Chronic Restrictive Ventilatory Disease
  • Cor Pulmonale Secondary to Chronic Pulmonary Vascular Hypertension
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Lung Transplant
  • Mycobacterial, Mycotic, and Other Chronic Lung Infections
  • Pneumoconiosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Related Breathing Disorders

Have You Been Diagnosed With a Respiratory System Condition?

You could be entitled to $3,822 a month. See if you qualify today!

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