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By Institute of Medicine, Board on the Health of Select Populations, Committee on Social Security HIV Disability Criteria

The Social safeguard management (SSA) makes use of a screening software known as the directory of Impairments to spot claimants who're so critically impaired that they can't paintings in any respect and hence qualify for incapacity advantages. during this record, the Institute of medication (IOM) makes a number of strategies for bettering SSA's skill for settling on incapacity merits extra properly and fast utilizing the HIV an infection Listings.

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Generally, the greater the age, the lower the educational attainment, and/or the lower the skill level of previous jobs held by the claimant, the more likely SSA will be to allow the claim. If the claimant is found capable of performing other work, he is not considered disabled. If he cannot perform other work, he is considered disabled based on medical–vocational factors. For children under age 18 applying for SSI benefits, Steps 1 and 2 are the same. At Step 3, the considerations are whether a child’s impairment meets or medically equals a listing.

Although viruses are resistant to all curFigure only 2-2 some redrawn rent antiretroviral drugs, it is possible that such strains will become more R01767 prevalent in the future. CD4 count and viral load are currently the leading laboratory indicators of the progression of HIV infection (see Chapter 3). Other independent indicators include hemoglobin and direct markers of inflammation and coagulation. Treatment Side Effects Although they save lives, antiretrovirals have a variety of side effects, some of which can be permanently disabling.

These changes can be attributed largely to a reclassification of Pneumocystis pneumonia from a protozoan to a fungal infection. Also, the number of allowances for malignant neoplasms increased from 1999 to 2009. These patterns are likely to change over time in response to the evolving management of the disease. 08) could not be determined because the total number of claims was low, limiting their significance (Figure 1-3). 08 sublistings in 2009 are listed in Table 1-2. For adults, allowances can be made on the basis of meeting the List All data from this section are derived from an unpublished data set provided by SSA.

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