August 20, 2019

Listings FAQ

Quick Links to Social Security’s Listings:

Adult Listings
Listing 1 - Musculoskeletal SystemListing 2 - Special Senses & Speech
Listing 3 - Respiratory SystemListing 4 - Cardiovascular System
Listing 5 - Digestive SystemListing 6 - Genitourinary Impairments
Listing 7 - Hematological DisordersListing 8 - Skin Disorders
Listing 9 - Endocrine DisordersListing 10 - Congenital Disorders that Affect Multiple Body Systems
Listing 11 - NeurologicalListing 12 - Mental Disorders
Listing 13 - Malignant Neoplastic DiseasesListing 14 - Immune System Disorders



Why Might a Good Case Not Meet a Listing?  – Social Security purposely makes the listings difficult to meet but don’t dispair if your case is not “listing level.”  Learn why legitimate and winning cases might not meet a listing (Click to read more).

Which listings most frequently result in favorable decisions? – listings that describe medical conditions that can be evaluated with diagnostic testing, and conditions that do not respond to treatment and result in significant interference with activities of daily living often get approved early as listing level conditions (Click to read more)