Social Security Administration

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) is a United States (US) government agency that aids American citizens "with retirement, disability, survivors benefits and, Social Security is one of the most successful anti-poverty programs in our nation's history."[1]

Social Security benefits are funded through payroll deductions. Employees and employers pay this tax. Every working person that has a Social Security Number will have a small percentage withheld by their employer and submitted each payroll period to the Federal government.

Benefits[edit | edit source]

  • Retirement
  • Disability
  • Medicare
  • Survivors
  • Supplemental Security Income

Online presence[edit | edit source]

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Learn more[edit | edit source]

  • US Social Security Disability (SSD)
Please Note: The following is NOT legal advice and it should not be relied upon in taking steps for a disability case. Only the SSA and a disability lawyer can provide the most up to date and the correct legal avenue for bringing a disability case.
Preparing For Your Social Security Disability Hearing: What To Expect By Michles Booth (2015)

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Social Security Administration - About
  2. Silver, Lily (April 17, 2017). "The Sleepy Girl Guide to Social Security Disability (U.S.)". #MEAction. Retrieved February 2, 2019.