The following are some commonly asked questions about disability claims involving depression.
Is Depression Considered to Be a Disability in the Country?
Absolutely. Disability benefit providers across the country consider depression to be a disability. Those suffering from it will be entitled to compensation if they can prove it prevents them from working.
What Are the Different Disability Benefits for Depression?
You have several options if your depression obstructs you from working and earning a living. There is a possibility that you might be eligible to receive disability benefits from your insurer, the government, or your employer. Some options are:
- Employment insurance
- Short-term disability insurance
- Long-term disability insurance
- Veterans Affairs Canada
- Disability tax credit
- CPP disability
If you'd like to discuss the choices available to you, we invite you to contact us.
Why Are Disability Claims Denied?
Learning more about why disability claims see denial can help you with your claim. Some common reasons for claim denial are:
- Lack of proper evidence
- Lack of proper treatment
- Lack of documentation
- Lack of a diagnosis
- The presence of a toxic work environment that can
- And more
What Can I Do to Improve the Possibilities of an Approval?
You can undertake some steps to better the chances of claim approval, such as:
- Seeking medical attention
- Keeping a record of visits, medication and more
- Journaling your symptoms
If you'd like to learn more about depression and anxiety-related disability claims, we invite you to read our blog. If you have any queries, you can send them to us, and we will get back to you shortly.