The Social Security Administration recently announced that it was moving it’s Fairfield office to Suisun City’s Waterfront District, and the office would be open starting Monday March 8. As you might have rightly expected, Social Security is primarily designed to provide a financial foundation for lower-income seniors during retirement. About five years ago, Social Security sent us a letter saying that the payments to the children were incorrect and demanded a return of $12,000.
This Social Security disability application and appeals process was designed so that Claimants are not required to obtain representation. I was able to take the time to not only explain complicated Social Security but also to simply chat with people and ask them how their days were going. If Keegan is right, if teh facts show him to be right, I’ll certainly change my opinion.
A fugitive Kentucky lawyer at the center of a nearly $600 million Social Security fraud case has fled the country using a fake passport and has gotten help from someone overseas with a job to help support himself. That’s going to mean the closure of more local Social Security offices, which means fewer people available to answer the thousands of calls the agency gets every day.
You should pay particular attention to some symptoms that the Administration looks at when reviewing claims. In accordance with 20 CFR 402.35(b)(1), the Acting Commissioner of Social Security gives notice of the rescission of Social Security Ruling (SSR) 87-6. The address and telephone number of your local Social Security office can be obtained by calling 1-800-772-1213.
The Social Security Act ties the annual COLA to the increase in the Consumer Price Index as determined by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Social Security Administration says it is working to reduce the backlog by hiring 500 new administrative law judges and more than 600 support staff. Below are 4 changes from the Social Security Administration (SSA”) for 2017 to keep in mind.