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New Medicare Cards Protect Your Personal Information

New Medicare Cards Protect Your Personal Information By Kirk Larson, Social Security Washington Public Affairs Specialist Between April 2018 and April 2019, Medicare will mail new Medicare cards to help protect you and your clients from identity theft. Fraudsters are always looking for ways to get your Social Security number. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is removing Social …

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Connecting with Social Security

Connecting With Social Security By Kirk Larson, Social Security Washington Public Affairs Specialist Every day thousands use it to do business with Social Security. We strive to offer the kind of services that meet people’s needs.  And sometimes you want fast and direct answers over the phone. We have that option. You can call us toll free at 1-800-772-1213. Social …

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What is the future of Social Security

Board of Trustees Annual Report  By Kirk Larson, Social Security Washington Public Affairs Specialist Recently, the Social Security Board of Trustees released its annual report to Congress presenting the financial status of the Social Security trust funds for the short term and over the next 75 years. The combined asset reserves of the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance, and Disability Insurance …

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Q & A with SSA – Some common questions about benefits and programs

By Kirk Larson, Social Security Washington Public Affairs Specialist   What happens if I work and get Social Security retirement benefits? You can get Social Security retirement benefits and work at the same time. However, if you are younger than full retirement age and make more than the yearly earnings limit, we will reduce your benefit. Starting with the month you …

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