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Category: Strategy - Medical Evidence

What Should I Expect at My Functional Capacity Evaluation?

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A Functional Capacity Evaluation (“FCE”) involves a battery of objective of tests, practices, and observations to evaluate your physical ability to function in different areas.  The final report can help demonstrate the aggregate impact of your symptoms on your ability to perform essential work functions.

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Neuropsychological Evaluation Tips From a Disability Attorney

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Your disability attorney will tell what to expect at your neuropsychological evaluation.  Knowing what to expect will decrease any stress or anxiety you have about undergoing the testing. 

The most common questions are answered below to help prepare you for your upcoming evaluation.

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Can A Neuropsychological Evaluation Help My Long Term Disability Claim?

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A neuropsychological evaluation is one of the best ways to prove the severity and nature of a cognitive and/or psychological long term disability.  This is because the evaluation will provide a detailed and objective assessment of your cognitive abilities in a way that medical records alone cannot. 

Learn whether a neuropsychological evaluation may help prove your long term disability claim.

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Medical Evidence to Prove Disability: Love Your Doctors - Learn Why

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In theory, the insurance company is supposed to consider each and every piece of evidence submitted in connection with your disability claim.  In reality, the medical evidence tends to steal the show. Why is that?

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Protect Your Disability Benefits | Smart Planning Tips for Smoother Transition

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No one ever plans to go out on disability.  However, implementing an exit strategy will protect your disability benefits and make the transition much smoother.  This is true regardless of whether you are looking to go out on long or short term disability.

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