So, as I congratulate and welcome you, Commissioner Saul, I know that you are aware of the challenges ahead and are eager to help us make the Social Security programs work better for the beneficiaries served by the Social Security Administration.
One Social Security Administration study has shown that about 82,000 applicants were found eligible for the Compassionate Allowance and Quick Disability Determination programs in 2008 and 2009, Ekman said.
2) The Social Security Administration changed their process of assigning new Social Security Numbers from a coded system, based on region, year, and group number to a randomized "lottery" system using a pool of all remaining numbers.
The Centenarian Project aims to confirm that elderly recipients are still alive, are receiving their benefits and are being paid correctly based on their eligibility, said Eileen McSherry, Seattle region spokeswoman for the Social Security Administration. She said the program is among other "periodic quality reviews of cases to assure the integrity of Social Security programs and the well-being of our citizens, including those who are aged and most vulnerable."
The Social Security Administration is funding a random assignment evaluation of six demonstration projects to improve employment and other outcomes for youth ages 14 to 25 who are either receiving disability benefits or are at high risk of receiving them in the future.
Printing and imaging solutions and services provider Lexmark International Inc (NYSE:LXK) announced on Thursday it has been awarded a five-year blanket purchase agreement (BPA) for the purchase of monochrome and colour laser printers and multifunction products (MFPs) by the US Social Security Administration (SSA).