FRAUD ADVISORY: Inspector General Warns Public About SSA Employee Impersonation Scheme

The Acting Inspector General of Social Security, Gale Stallworth Stone, is warning citizens about a new Social Security Administration (SSA) employee impersonation scheme. SSA and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) have recently alerted citizens about an OIG employee impersonation scheme and a scheme targeting former clients of Kentucky disability attorney Eric Conn; the…
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Medicare Enrollment Periods For Part A & Part B: The Special Enrollment Period

As people continue to live longer, they continue to work longer. That means they may find themselves on the job at age 65. As discussed on Monday, age 65 is the age that Medicare becomes available and the time most people sign up for it. But what if you already are covered by an employer’s…
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Medicare Enrollment Periods For Part A And Part B: The Initial Enrollment Period

Medicare is the nation’s health care program that accompanies Social Security programs: retirement, disability and certain survivors benefits. Individuals that receive SSI (Supplementary Security Income) generally have entitlement to the local state government’s Medicaid program. The Social Security Administration does not have the responsibility to administer the entire Medicare program. That falls to the Center…
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Annual Social Security Press Release About Trust Funds

Each year the Social Security Trustees examine the Trust Fund and produce a report about its solvency. Here is the actual Press Release. Take a look at it, so you can see where Social Security financing currently stands. No Change for Social Security Combined Trust Fund Reserves Depletion Year Says Board of Trustees Disability Fund…
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Who Can Get Delayed Retirement Credits?

If you delay Social Security benefits, the benefit will increase a certain percentage from the time you reach full retirement age, until you start receiving benefits, or until you reach age 70. The percentage varies depending on your year of birth. For example, if you were born in 1943 or later, we’ll add 8 percent…
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