SSDI: Determination Process
It is advisable to stay on top of the process when your file moves to the state agency generally known as Disability Determination Service (DDS) for determination about whether you are "disabled".
- Check our recommended time table for following up.
- Help gather any information that is missing. It will not only help speed a determination about your claim, it will also give you an opportunity to have more control about what is submitted to Social Security.
If you're asked to take a medical exam, we suggest you ask that your own doctor conduct it.
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