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What is Chronic Pulmonary Insufficiency?

Definition of Chronic Pulmonary Insufficiency

Chronic Pulmonary Insufficiency is a generic term that covers many types of breathing disorders. Different sections under this regulation require different tests. The Social Security Administration (SSA) will determine which tests are necessary. In regard to children, bronchopulmonary dysplasia is the most common breathing disorder. In order to qualify there must be detailed records of the child’s medical history.

For this condition to be severe enough to meet the Social Security Administration's listing the claimant must have:


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