Believe it or not, your doctor probably does not know Social Security policies and does not know exactly what you need to get approved. This is not the kind of thing they teach in med school.
No problem! Your doctor doesn’t need to know what to do, because you know what to do:
Many lawyers say this is the single most important piece of paper in your entire case. You want one.
This could be a little important. Just saying.
Read this and burn it into (what’s left of) your memory.
A great letter can be a great help. You can get a letter instead of an RFC form. Or you can be a superhero and get both.
Your doctor may already be doing tests. If not, you can ask your doctor to refer you to lab tests that might help your case.
Social Security will likely contact you a few months after you apply and send you to a Consultative Exam with a Social Security Doctor. Here’s how to get ready.