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It’s Easy to Get Extra Help with Your Prescription Costs

April 21, 2016 • By

In times like these, every dollar counts. Some people qualify for big savings on their Medicare prescription drug costs and don’t even realize it! In fact, if you receive Medicare, you may be eligible for the Extra Help, which could save you about $4,000 per year on your monthly premiums, annual deductibles, and prescription co-payments. […]

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Help us Create Open Government Plan 4.0

February 18, 2016 • By

Social Security is always looking for ways to enhance your access to our information.  We are preparing to publish our fourth Open Government Plan in June. Your input regarding ways to improve our programs and services is invaluable. Our last plan, published in 2014, reflected our commitments to transparency and outlined our efforts. In our […]

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Our Customer Service Caught the President’s Attention!

February 4, 2016 • By

The White House announced winners of the first ever President’s Award for Customer Service, and we’re proud to share that one of our employees received this honor among four other government awardees. Shawn Lynch, a claims representative from the Dothan, Alabama, field office, was recognized for her superior customer service. Among her many contributions, Shawn […]

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Have You Seen Your Social Security Card Lately?

February 1, 2016 • By

We strive to provide you world-class service. With that in mind, Social Security rolled out a new service that allows some of our customers to request a replacement Social Security card online. The new online version of the Application for a Replacement Social Security Card allows people in some states to request a replacement card […]

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You Know Where to Find Us (Because We Make It Easy)

January 21, 2016 • By

For 80 years, Social Security has been there for you and your family when you need us most. And, finding us at our field offices, where you can speak with an employee face-to-face, is easier than ever!

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New Year’s Resolution: Get a my Social Security Account

January 4, 2016 • By

The holidays are over, and a new year is upon us. Now that you have no more holiday parties to attend or gifts to buy, you’re probably kicking off the New Year with your resolutions to improve your life. With a healthy, new you in mind, you got a shiny new gym membership and revamped […]

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Five Things You Can Do Online with Social Security

November 16, 2015 • By

You want to enjoy the fall weather, and Social Security’s online services free up your time to lounge in a hammock in your backyard or take your dog on a long walk. You can safely and conveniently conduct most of your business with us anytime, anywhere. There’s no need to visit a local Social Security office.

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Don’t be Spooked about Retiring Online

October 29, 2015 • By

Vile vampires and wicked witches are some of the classic scary monsters that haunted us as children. As adults, some of the scariest parts of our day might be all the stresses that come with everyday life. Medical appointments, car maintenance, and running errands — it can be overwhelming enough to make us want to scream.

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How I Navigated the Social Security Disability Process

October 19, 2015 • By

I’m on Social Security disability insurance (SSDI). Okay I said it, and, I’m also very thankful for it. I might sound somewhat perplexed, because it’s all new to me and isn’t what I had expected to deal with in life. Yet, I am realistic and understand that “things happen” to all people.

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This Fall, Fall Into an Online Account with my Social Security

October 13, 2015 • By

As the sounds of summer quiet down, and the air turns cooler, you’ll want to check out your favorite football team, check your furnace settings, and check your earnings in your Social Security Statement online.

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