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What Can You Do If Your Doctor Will Not Complete Your Disability Claim Forms?

If you suffer from a severe illness or have an injury that interferes with your ability to work, you may need disability benefits. Whether you are applying for short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), or individual disability insurance (IDI) benefits, it is critical that your doctor(s) complete specific paperwork to support your claim. […]

The Role of the Treating Doctor in a Disability Insurance Claim

Every claim for disability insurance benefits requires the completion of three forms – the claimant’s statement, the employer’s statement, and the attending physician’s statement certifying the claimant’s disability. The claimant’s statement notifies the insurance company about what the claim is about and why the claimant is asserting an inability to work. […]