As the official website of the Social Security Administration, SSA.gov offers services and information about policy, laws and regulations pertaining to Social Security. Individuals can also sign up for a free account that allows them to manage benefits, keep track of earnings and get replacement Medicare cards.
The account also allows a person to get estimates of future benefits and obtain letters of proof for current benefits. In addition, visitors can check the status of an application and update personal information, such as address or direct deposit details. The website also links to other U.S. government websites, such as Benefits.gov, Disability.gov and Healthcare.gov.