Yes, you can get long term disability benefits for Parkinson's disease. Parkinson’s is a very serious progressive nervous system disorder. The symptoms can make continuing to work difficult, if not impossible. However, your Parkinson’s diagnosis alone won’t qualify you for long term disability benefits. Your claim must be supported by sufficient medical evidence and proof of appropriate treatment.
Below we’ll outline what Parkinson’s symptoms the insurance company will want evidence for, and steps you can take to improve your chances of approval for long term disability benefits.