In order to apply for any Social Security benefits one must find out if, first they qualify for the benefits they are wishing to receive. But his administration did appropriately close a loophole that allowed mostly wealthy senior citizens to claim dependent spousal benefits on their husband’s or wife’s Social Security record while they delayed taking their own benefits until age 70, at which point they would get a 32 percent bonus added to their retirement checks.
SSA decisions are issued by Administrative Law Judges and Senior Attorney Adjudicators (supported by about 6,000 staff employees) at locations throughout the United States of the U.S. Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR), who hear and decide challenges to SSA decisions.
In the _____ Office, SSA Social Security Administration announced that phones to PC 7 Program Center 7, an office in Baltimore where Social Security disability claims are implemented, half of the Office of Central Operations (Disability) are being TURNED OFF.
SSA’s coverage under the Social Security Acts originally extended to nearly all workers in the continental U.S. and the territories of Alaska , Hawaii , Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands below the age of 65. All workers in interstate commerce and industry were required to enter the program, except railroad, state and local government workers.
Once you determine the claimant is not working and cannot work, the Social Security rules contain a list, a thick book, (listing of impairments”) containing a comprehensive list of diseases, pathologies, conditions which would automatically entitle your client to Disability.