Are migraines considered a disability? Does that mean migraine headaches qualify you for disability benefits? Possibly. The Social Security Administration (SSA) oversees disability benefits. They don’t list migraine as a condition that qualifies for disability.
What percentage of disability do you get for migraines? Breakdown of the 30% for Migraine Headaches Rating Criteria
Specifically, the 30 percent disability rating for migraine headaches can be broken down into three main components: (1) characteristic; (2) prostrating; and (3) average of once a month over the last several months.
Can I be fired for having migraines? Migraines and Employment Rights. Employees with migraines have the same protection that an employee with another major illness or disability would have. That may be surprising news to some employers.
Can you call in sick because of a migraine? Those polled feel that migraines (64 percent), more than headaches (45 percent), can be severe enough to justify someone calling in sick to work.