At first being notified of Social Security disability checks distribution beginning, the first review will be scheduled. The type of medical condition and the health prognosis is related to the review timing. For example, for conditions expected to improve, the review will occur between six and 18 months after the date the applicant became disabled.

For conditions that could improve but accurate predictions or timelines can’t be estimated, the case will be revisited approximately once every three years. If not expected to get better, the situation will be reviewed about one time every seven years.