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Disability Insurance Issues


Glossary

Insurance acronyms
SSDI - Social Security Disability Insurance
SSI - Supplemental Security Income (from the SSA)
SSA - The Social Security Administration
HHS - The U.S. federal Department of Health and Human Services
LTD - Private Long-Term Disability Insurance

Illness acronyms

CFS - Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (same as CFIDS and M.E.)
CFIDS - Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome
M.E. - Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (U.K. and Canada)
MPS - Myofacial Pain Syndrome
FMS - Fibromyalgia Syndrome
MCS - Multiple Chemical Sensitivities
PPS - Post-Polio Syndrome
GWS - Gulf War Syndrome


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