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In general, your benefits will continue as long as you are disabled. However, the law requires that we review your case periodically to see if you are still disabled. How often we review your case depends on whether your condition is expected to improve.

If medical improvement is:

  • "Expected," your case will normally be reviewed within six to 18 months after your benefits start.

  • "Possible," your case will normally be reviewed no sooner than three years.

  • "Not expected," your case will normally be reviewed no sooner than seven years.

Go to the next page to find out what can cause benefits to stop.

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Last reviewed or modified Tuesday Jul 22, 2008
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