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There are a number of forms that are involved in applying



 
There are a number of forms that are involved in applying for Social Security Disability benefits as well as SSI disability benefits. And one of those forms is called the 3368, also known as the disability report form.

What is the disability report? This is actually completed when you file for disability benefits with the social security administration. The form is designed to allow you to provide the basic facts regarding your case. Those facts regard the nature of your physical or mental condition (you'll be asked to list your impairments), when you believe you became disabled, and your medical treatment sources.

The 3368 can be thought of, really, as the point where your fight for disability benefits begins and here's why. After you complete your disability application, it will be transferred by the claims rep who took your claim, out of the social security office where you applied, and to a disability examiner at the state disability agency in your particular state (in most states, this agency will be called DDS, or disability determination services).

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The disability examiner will rely on the information provided on your 3368, or disability report form, to start developing your case and the medical sources you list will allow the examiner to start gathering your records. If you leave off important sources, or do not provide complete contact information, this may potentially cause your case to "move slower" than might otherwise be the case.

When do you fill out form 3368? You can fill this out online, or at the disability application interview with a social security claims representative. Or you can have an attorney do this for you online if you choose to have representation from the very start.








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For the sake of clarity, SSDRC.com is not the Social Security Administration, nor is it associated or affiliated with SSA. This site is a personal, private website that is published, edited, and maintained by former caseworker and former disability claims examiner, Tim Moore, who was interviewed by the New York Times on the topic of Social Security Disability and SSI benefits in an article entitled "The Disability Mess" and also by the Los Angeles Times on the subject of political attempts to weaken the Social Security Disability system.

The goal of the site is to provide information about how Social Security Disability and SSI work, the idea being that qualified information may help claimants pursue their claims and appeals, potentially avoiding time-consuming mistakes. If you find the information on this site helpful and believe it would be helpful to others, feel free to share links to its homepage or other pages on website resource pages, blogs, or social media. Copying of this material, however, is prohibited.

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