Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and Social Security Disability Benefits
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a systemic disorder consisting of complex symptoms that may vary in frequency, duration, and severity. SSA recognizes that CFS can be a severe condition and has published special rules for guidance in determining whether an individual with CFS is entitled to benefits. CFS cases in the context of social security disability benefits are difficult but not impossible cases to win. If an individual files a claim for disability benefits who suffers from CFS, it is recommended that the individual speak with an attorney or representative that has experience in representing CFS cases.