Social Security to “Fast Track” Rare Diseases

Social Security Disability applicants with 25 rare diseases and 25 cancers, will benefit from a new “fast track” application process. Instead of waiting for prolonged periods to obtain administrative action, these applicants will get prompt review by Social Security, through a program known as “Compassionate Allowances.” The program has been hailed as a great breakthrough, by the National Organization for Rare Disorders.

Social Security Disability attorney Randy Zeldin, applauds Commissioner of Social Security, Michael Astrue, for instituting the program. According to Randy Zeldin, these claims deserve expedited consideration. “Unfortunately, there are many other deserving Social Security Disability applicants from Ft. Lauderdale to West Palm Beach, who also deserve expedited hearings, said Attorney Randy Zeldin