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The Role of the Physician/Healthcare Professional in Helping a Patient Obtain Disability Benefits

September 23, 2011


David Wayne Smith, Ed.D
Professor of Medicine
Disability Assessment Research Clinic
The University of Arizona Arthritis Center

Participant should be able to:

1. Review the two most common disability insurance programs for persons who can no longer work

2. Discuss the role of the physician/healthcare professional in assisting patients obtain disability benefits

3. Discuss the Disability Assessment Research Clinic’s role in helping to provide continuity of care


Disclosure: Dr. Smith has nothing to disclose.