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27 Jan, 2015, 21:27 ET Se arriesga el programa de discapacidad por incumplimiento de completar revisiones médicas

Las limitaciones presupuestarias han impedido a la Administración del Seguro Social (SSA) llevar a cabo las revisiones programadas de salud y...


27 Jan, 2015, 14:00 ET Failure to Complete Medical Reviews Puts Disability Program at Risk

Tight budgets have prevented the Social Security Administration (SSA) from carrying out scheduled reviews of the health and capacity to work for...


06 Nov, 2014, 08:00 ET Panel revisará las proyecciones del Seguro Social

El Consejo Consultivo del Seguro Social (SSAB) hoy anunció el nombramiento de un panel de expertos para revisar los supuestos y métodos...


06 Nov, 2014, 08:00 ET Panel to Review Social Security Projections

The Social Security Advisory Board (SSAB) today announced the appointment of an expert panel to review the assumptions and methods used by the...


10 Sep, 2014, 05:05 ET Actualización: se confirman los nombres de los nuevos miembros del Consejo Consultivo del Seguro Social

El día de ayer, 8 de septiembre de 2014, el Senado de los EE.UU. confirmó los tres destacados nombramientos presidenciales al Consejo...


09 Sep, 2014, 18:46 ET Update: New Social Security Advisory Board Members Confirmed

Yesterday, on September 8, 2014, the U.S. Senate confirmed the three outstanding Presidential appointments to the Social Security Advisory...


09 Sep, 2014, 10:46 ET New Social Security Advisory Board Members Confirmed

Yesterday, on September 8, 2014, the U.S. Senate confirmed the three outstanding Presidential appointments to the Social Security Advisory Board....


19 Aug, 2013, 08:00 ET Las Personas en Matrimonios del Mismo Sexo No Deberían Esperar a Someter las Aplicaciones para Beneficios del Seguro Social si Creen que Son Elegibles

 Después de la decisión de la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos rechazando una parte del Acta de Defensa del Matrimonio - Defense...


19 Aug, 2013, 08:00 ET Las Personas Deberían Abrir una Cuenta "My Social Security" para Proteger su Información Personal y Ayudar a Frenar el Robo de Identidad

 En 2012, la Administración del Seguro Social (SSA) lanzó el portal de internet my Social Security. Las cuentas de My Social Security...


16 Aug, 2013, 11:14 ET Social Security Administration Changes Official Terminology from "Mental Retardation" to "Intellectual Disability"

 In a final rule published in the Federal Register on August 1, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that it will abandon the use...


16 Aug, 2013, 10:55 ET Social Security Advisory Board Calls for an Immediate Halt to Social Security Administration's Benefit Offset National Demonstration

As the federal government continues to look for cost-saving measures, the Social Security Advisory Board today issued a report calling for a halt...


16 Aug, 2013, 10:54 ET Individuals in Same-Sex Marriages Should Not Wait to Submit Applications for Social Security Benefits If They Believe They Are Eligible

 Following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision striking down a portion of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Social Security and Medicare...


16 Aug, 2013, 10:46 ET Individuals Should Open a "My Social Security" Account to Protect Personal Information and Help Stop Identity Theft

 In 2012, The Social Security Administration (SSA) launched the my Social Security portal. My Social Security accounts can serve as valuable...


11 Sep, 2009, 18:30 ET Social Security Advisory Board Warns of Consequences of Unsustainable Growth in The Cost of Health Care

As the nation considers ways to reform our health care system the Social Security Advisory Board released a report today calling on...


28 Aug, 2009, 13:25 ET Social Security Advisory Board Recommends Improvements to Annual Social Security Statements

The Social Security Advisory Board released a report today recommending improvements to the Social Security Statement mailed each year to nearly...