Compassionate Allowances List.
The conditions on the Compassionate Allowances list include:
Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS)
gallbladder cancer or pancreatic cancer
lung cancer or hepatocellular carcinoma
anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (thyroid cancer), and
inflammatory breast cancer
Social Security will expedite a claim that falls under these conditions and the applicant may receive an automatic approval based on these diagnosis alone.
Listing of Impairments.
liver or kidney transplant
heart transplant, lung transplant, or cochlear implant
Most of the impairments under this Listing of Impairments, have strict requirements and lay out certain criteria that needs to be met before the condition qualifies for disability. For example, in order for those with chronic kidney disease to qualify, there needs to be undergoing dialysis treatment. Or for blindness, in order to qualify for disability, you need to have 20/200 vision or worse in the better eye.