The role of the Social Security Administration is to administer the survivors and disability insurance programs and the federal retirement program. The Social Security Administration also oversees programs that provide s... More »

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The United States Social Security Administration began on August 14, 1935, and was signed into existence by then-President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The first Social Security taxes were collected in 1937, and the first paym... More »

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The U.S. Social Security Administration is an independent federal agency charged with managing various Social Security programs in the United States. Approximately 65,000 people across the nation staff the agency. More »

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Some of the functions of the Social Security Administration include overseeing two of the largest disability programs in the United States as well as the Medicare program. The Administration also oversees the Social Secu... More »

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People can make Social Security claims for retirement, disability, survivors and supplemental security income. Medicare benefits are also available, in addition to spouse's and child's benefits, per the Social Security w... More »

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Individuals qualify for Social Security retirement, disability and survivors benefits by accumulating enough work credits while employed or by being a family member of someone with enough work credits. Eligibility for Su... More »

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The Social Security Administration provides retirement, disability and health care services, as well as financial benefits to certain groups, including children and government employees. The SSA provides benefits to reti... More »

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