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If you read many of the articles I write, you’ve probably noticed that I put a lot of emphasis on understanding the basics. The agency sorely needs to change its COBOL-based IT infrastructure to newer technologies. I keep trying to wade through Social Security’s Notice of Proposed Rule-Making (NPRM) on the representation of claimants. Some of these individuals have never worked outside the home or paid Social Security tax.
P.S. The United States was actually very close to genuine Social Security reform during the Bill Clinton presidency. While a Claimant’s description of the impact on daily activities, social functioning and concentration must be considered by SSA, the content of the medical documentation is the most important source of evidence in deciding the claim.
There may have been questions about the reported conflict between him and the Commissioner of Social Security but there was nothing in his written statement about this. A second reform, bolder and more controversial, would means-test Social Security, gradually slowing the growth of benefits for the more affluent but sparing those with lower incomes.
When retirees take jobs abroad, e.g. in Guam, Saipan, Hawaii or the mainland, a question arises as to whether the earning test should be applied even if the retirees are no longer paying into the FSMSSA system. Social Security Intelligence is not connected with, affiliated with or endorsed by the United States government or the Social Security Administration.
This sort of thing can’t be good for day to day working relationships between Committee members, their staffs and Social Security officials. Emma was the top baby name for girls for the third year in a row, and Noah remained the top baby name for boys for the fourth year in a row.…Read More
- Jul, 04, 2017
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If you suspect that someone is receiving social security benefits to which they are not entitled, you may report the suspected fraud to the Social Security Administration. We are revising the criteria in the Listing of Impairments (listings) that we use to evaluate claims involving human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in adults and children under titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act (Act). Washington-based Third Way said its plan would raise the retirement age, trim or eliminate Social Security benefits for high-income retirees, limit cost-of-living increases and provide money to help young workers create private retirement accounts.
Decisions made by Daugherty from 2005 through 2011 to award disability benefits to claimants cost Social Security more than $2.5 billion, according to the report. My visit to change my married name was way less painful than I expected it to be. Astrue says that 60 days after a budget is finalized for this year, which should be February 15, he can talk with the Committee regarding plans for reducing Social Security’s backlogs.
Attorneys in Social Security Disability cases do much more than sit in at a hearing and ask a few questions. One also has to wonder why Barnhart has only been willing in the last three or four months to blame Social Security’s backlogs on an inadequate budget.
In 1966, about 80,000 babies were named Michael, the top name for baby boys that year. This notice sets out the names and current addresses of those offices and the jurisdictions for which each office has responsibility. Senator Grassley, the ranking Republican on the Finance Committee, also talks about Social Security’s budget problem.
Everybody but a few are getting poorer in this country and jobs aren’t out there to accommodate all of these people. Slowdowns in processing and paying Social Security …Read More
- Jun, 23, 2017
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A Democratic-led policy group is defying party history by proposing changes to Social Security to pave the way for recommendations this week by President Barack Obama ‘s deficit-cutting commission. The SSA noted it was making the change to comply with an executive order for federal agencies to provide more secure authentication for their online services. Everyone working at this office, from the security guard to the counter staff were courteous, helpful and fast.
To put this more succinctly: any serious long-term deficit plan will spend about 1% of its time on the discretionary budget, 1% on Social Security, and 98% on healthcare. Social Security also provides cost of living adjustments (COLAs) to account for inflation.
SSA’s Disability Evaluation Under Social Security (Blue Book) is a guide to help physicians and other health professionals understand the kind of information they need to provide in order to enable a sound and prompt decision. Children’s Bureau and Bureau of Family Services transferred to Welfare Administration by HEW reorganization, January 28, 1963.
ISPO recommends that you wait at least 10 days after entering the United States and at least 5 days after your SEVIS record has been SEVIS registered or validated before applying for your Social Security number (SSN). He thinks Social Security wants only to clarify its expectations for the few times a standardized test might be used in a mental illness disability claim.
Kathy Castor, a Tampa Democrat who introduced a bill on July 14 to address the national backlog of disability claims. Individuals’ SSI benefit amounts also may change if they move in to a different living arrangement”—whether a person lives alone or with others, or resides in a medical facility or other institution.
- Dec, 21, 2016
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Disability is the inability to engage in any substantial gainful employment by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to result in death or which has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than 12 months. The Social Security Administration’s inspector general plans next week to issue a report that looks at benefits paid by administrative law judges who had both decided an unusually large number of cases and awarded an unusually high number of benefits.
Throughout her distinguished career with Social Security, she has held many positions including Service Representative, Claims Representative, Operations Supervisor, District Manager, Area Director for the State of Illinois and Deputy Regional Commissioner in Denver.
The application will require a list of all of the jobs performed during the last 15 years, a list of all medical providers, a list of current medications, names and dates of all prior marriages and divorces, and a copy of the Claimant’s birth certificate.
Back in March, Homeland Security purchased 450 million rounds of40-caliber hollow point bullets that are designed to expand upon entry and cause maximum organ damage, prompting questions as to why the DHS needed such a large amount of powerful bullets merely for training purposes.
As provided under section 203 of the FSM Public Law 2-74 (Social Security Act), any claimant whose application for benefits is denied by the Administration or the Administration takes action to reduce or stop previously authorized benefits has the right to appeal the decision to the FSM Board of Trustees.…Read More
Social Security has decided to remove its Black Lung regulations This requires a little explanation. In accordance with 20 CFR 402.35(b)(1), the Acting Commissioner of Social Security gives notice of the rescission of Social Security Rulings (SSR) 96-2p, 96-5p, and 06-03p. By the time it realized the error years later, Social Security had overpaid the Northbrook resident by roughly $14,000.
Notice that sensationalist media may point to 188,000 people that Social Security doesn’t know are dead without mentioning that none of them is being paid benefits. Having suffered defeat on their frontal attacks against Social Security, Trump and his Republican allies in Congress appear to be contemplating a stealth attack, instead.
The Problem Solver called Social Security Administration spokeswoman Carmen Moreno, who had a team look into Lubelchek’s case. Barnhart has also chosen to spend huge sums of money on the implementation of EDIB, the paperless file that she has claimed will make Social Security much more efficient.
History: SSA regional offices came into existence with the establishment of the Social Security Board in 1935. The American people overwhelmingly support Social Security because they appreciate that it provides working families with basic economic security when wages are lost as the result of death, disability, or old age.
He knew that the problem was poor performance at Social Security and he demanded that Astrue do better. They must actually collect their Social Security benefits before a spouse can claim her spousal share. He intends to take a few months to relax then explore possible part-time offers from area agencies to become a resource for Social Security.…Read More