What Type Of Doctors Evaluate Your Disability Case?

Social Security subcontracts with the each state to perform the medical review portion of your case. Do you ever wonder what kind of doctor is reviewing your case? According to a November 21, 2011 article from the Wall Street Journal states that the Social Security Administration in Baltimore, in an effort to expedite a growing backlog of disability applications, is using any type of doctor available to review any type of case. Therefore, an internist may evaluate a neurological or cardiac case or a cardiologist an orthopedic case. The article does not specify where the psychiatrist fit in. To read the complete article, click here.