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A Doctor Note Does Not Automatically Qualify You For Social Security Disability

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A doctor’s note saying a patient is “disabled” is insufficient to win a Social Security Disability case. Many people think that they must have their doctor say they are “disabled” in order to qualify for Social Security Disability. This is incorrect. An application for Social Security Disability must be supported by medical evidence such as doctors’ office notes and laboratory findings. Any opinion by a doctor must be based on the doctor’s records and medical data