I was just wondering, if the representative that takes your application at social security can make a determination on your case?
The person who takes your claim at the local Social Security office is not making a decision on your claim. They can, however, make observations that the person making a decision can take into consideration. But once your claim is taken, it's sent off to a disability examiner who will review your records and most likely consult with a doctor to review as well. Then they will make a decision. Unless they have additional questions for you, the person making the decision doesn't even usually speak with you before making a determination in your claim. But the short answer is, no, the person at your local SSA office is not making a medical determination on your case. Best of luck to you.
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