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Social Security Administration

Government A federal agency that administers social security and disability benefits. See Medicaid, Medicare.
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Another problem is that patient advocates aren't sure how to get a condition on the Compassionate Allowance eligibility list, or how the Social Security Administration handles recommendations for conditions to put on the list, McLaren said.
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The Office of Hearings and Appeals administers the nationwide hearings and appeals program for the Social Security Administration. Administrative law judges, located in or traveling to major cities throughout the United States, hold hearings and issue decisions when a claimant or organization has appealed a determination affecting rights to benefits or participation in programs under the Social Security Act.
Recommendation: To help SSA monitor progress and evaluate individual Plan initiatives' effect on the hearings-level backlog, inform its decisions about resource allocations for eliminating this backlog, and minimize adverse effects of the Plan's implementation, the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration should develop cost estimates for the initiatives SSA considers critical to eliminating the hearings-level backlog in addition to the time savings estimates already developed.
The Social Security Administration estimates that 17.8 million (or 4.1 percent) of its records contain discrepancies.
The Social Security Administration must determine an inmate's medical and non-medical eligibility status based on a number of criteria.
As one example, a person who typed "Social Security" in the old search engine would get a link to the Social Security Administration and some related websites.
The majority--82 percent--went to two agencies: the Social Security Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
In 1999, the Social Security Administration issued M a notice that it had overpaid his benefits in 1997 by nearly $10,000, because the SE earnings reported on his 1997 return reduced his Social Security benefits to zero for that year.
In designing AIU Online's e-sign capability, we decided to authenticate electronic signatures through the Student Authentication Network (STAN) of NCS Pearson, the only third-party vendor authorized to authenticate using the Social Security Administration database as its independent data source.
However, it is recommended that that private investment should be managed by the Social Security Administration (SSA) during the lifetime of each individual investor.
The United States government gives the Social Security Administration IOUs but, in fact, spends the money as fast as it comes in.

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