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Disability Determination Services (DDS)

By Chad H on Thursday , March 20th , 2014 in Disability Appeal, Disability Application, Terms & Definitions /

DDS stands for Disability Determination Services. This is the department that decides whether a person is medically eligible – physically or mentally – to qualify for disability benefits. Applications for disability benefits are first submitted to the claimant’s local Social Security field offices, where the non-medical facts (age, employment, marital status, etc.) are verified. Then the Read More…