What Happens at a Social Security Mental or Physical Exam

The CE (Consultative Exams) is an appointment with a Social Security doctor. If you get sent to CE, do not worry. Many people are sent to CEs and it does not mean anything special about your case when this happens. You may be sent for a mental exam, a physical exam, or both.

🌺 Before the exam, here are a few great things you can do to help your visit go more smoothly.

🌺 During the exam, here is a complete description of everything that will happen: What Happens at the Social Security Doctor

🌺  Here’s a bunch of tricky questions that may come up during your exam. These questions are important, and your answers are important. Please read: Tricky Questions at the Doctor’s Office

🌺 Here’s the way to have great doctor visits that create accurate records. This is not just for the CE, these are great things to do for ALL docs ALL the time!

🌺 If you have not been regularly seeing a doctor, or not been following treatment, it may be a good idea to Explain Why You Haven’t Been to the Doctor

Updated Nov 2017.  Please comment below with stories, questions, input or ideas. Please let us know if any links on this page stop working.

1 thought on “What Happens at a Social Security Mental or Physical Exam”

  1. I’ve had CFS for 25 years. Just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate your work. I’m sure it is helping many, many folks like us live higher quality lives. You rock!


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