July 5, 2013
By Warren Silberman
In my last article I began giving you all some details and pointers on what you need to get your treating physicians to provide you prior to going to your AME should you have one of the conditions that AMEs can issue (CACI). To reiterate, the following conditions are included in this new medical certification procedure: arthritis, asthma, chronic hepatitis C, glaucoma, hypertension, hypothyroidism, migraine and chronic headaches, pre-diabetes conditions, and renal cancer.
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