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Jan 22, 2014, 12:00 ET

Social Security Advisory Board Recommends SSA Take Additional Steps to Improve Communication with the Public

Since its inception more than 25 years ago, the Social Security Statement has been a direct means of communicating with taxpayers and...

Aug 19, 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...

Aug 19, 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...

Aug 16, 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...

Aug 16, 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...

Aug 16, 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...

Aug 16, 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...

Sep 11, 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...

Aug 28, 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...

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