UMMS Affiliation

Commonwealth Medicine, Disability Evaluation Services

Publication Date

2018-11-27

Document Type

White Paper

Disciplines

Disability Law | Health Economics | Health Law and Policy | Health Policy | Insurance

Abstract

Whether the task is determining if a disability retirement applicant is prevented from performing their past public employment or whether they are able to adjust to other substantial work, administering disability benefit claims is a complex process that requires a sophisticated skill-set to ensure accurate and objective determinations. A critical component of that process is a comprehensive vocational assessment that determines a disability applicants vocational skills and abilities before a final recommendation is rendered.

Discover the value of vocational review and why it can be a critical part of the decision-making process.

Keywords

retirement, disabilities, disability benefit claims, vocational assessment

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Commonwealth Medicine Publications

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