Compliance with Medical Treatment: SSR 96-7p

Although SSR 96-7p permits SSA to consider compliance with recommended medical treatment as a factor in determining the credibility of the claimant, “The adjudicator must not draw any inferences about an individual’s symptoms and their functional effects from a failure to seek or pursue regular medical treatment without first considering any explanations that the individual may provide.”

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