Who needs an SSA-3373-BK Form?
An SSA 3373-BK also called a Function Report, is required by disabled individuals when it is time to file a claim for disability benefits.This form is of extreme importance when applying for Social Security Disability.
What is SSA-3373-BK for?
The Form is designed to help the Social Security Administration analyze disability cases and make decisions about whether the SSDI should be paid to persons who are unable to work. The questions of the form cover the following issues:
how the claimant’s physical condition limits his/her work
the claimant’s regular daily and specific activities
medication and side effects, etc.
Is the SSA-3373-BK accompanied by other forms?
To make a decision, the SSA usually requires the following information about the claimant and the case:
Social Security Number (provided by the claimant),
birth certificate (provided by the claimant),
medical information and diagnosis (confirmed by the medical institution the claimant addressed)
work information (provided by the employer).
When is the SSA-3373-BK due?
It is necessary to apply to the SSDI in case the claimant’s impairment is expected to last for at least 12 months or to result in death.
How do I fill out SSA-3373-BK?
If there is a chance that the SSA won’t understand the handwriting due to its illegibility, it is advisable to ask a trusted person for help.
None of the questions must be left unanswered, and they all should provide relevant and detailed information.
Where do I send SSA-3373-BK?
The completed SSA Form 3373 must be submitted to the Social Security Administration for consideration.