If you are disabled and need help with your social security disability claim, please contact our Pennsylvania SSDI lawyers. The consultation is free and there is no fee unless we are able to help you get or keep benefits.
Yes, you have to be diagnosed and treated by a doctor for Social Security benefits. You cannot make up the diagnosis on your own. A doctor has to provide the diagnoses, provide the reasons that he gave you or she gave you those diagnoses, and explain why those conditions and diagnoses prevent you from being gainfully employed in the work place.