NASEM: Long COVID Patients May Not Fit SSA Disability Categories

By Luke Zarzecki / June 7, 2024 at 2:41 PM
Some of the dozens of health impacts associated with long COVID do not overlap with the Social Security Administration (SSA) listing of impairments, which may limit long COVID patients’ ability to access disability benefits, a June 5 report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) found. The report reported there are as many as 200 symptoms linked to the long-term health effects of COVID-19, known as long COVID, which could make it difficult for those affected to...

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