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Tag: Long COVID

CHeST Endorses the Stop the Wait Act

CHeST is proud to announce its endorsement of the Stop the Wait Act (H.R. 883 and S. 320), which seeks to end the 5-month waiting period for individuals to receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, as well as allow those who are uninsured or unable to afford insurance during the 29-month waiting period for Medicare to receive coverage.

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Tips for Success: Long COVID and Disability Insurance Claims

If you are unable to work due to a disability, you may be eligible for short-term (STD) and long-term disability (LTD) insurance benefits. The application process for disability benefits can be complicated and time-consuming, and it can be difficult to know what to expect. In this article, we will discuss the steps you can take to increase your chances of having your claim for disability benefits approved.

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Patient-Led Researchers Publish Comprehensive Study on Long COVID

On January 13, 2023, a major study authored by Hannah E. Davis, Lisa McCorkell, Julia Moore Vogel, and Eric J. Topol was published in Nature Reviews Microbiology. This study, titled “Long COVID: major findings, mechanisms and recommendations,”┬áprovides a comprehensive overview of long COVID and the current understanding of the associated pathophysiology.

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