a division of the Department of Health and Human Services, created in 1946, that administers federal Social Security programs. Abbreviation: SSA
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How to use Social Security Administration in a sentence
Social Security Administration officials contend it’s just an “expectation” that its administrative law judges should decide 500 to 700 cases annually.Social Security judges must resolve 500 to 700 disputes per year. A watchdog says that might be too many. | Joe Davidson | July 30, 2021 | Washington Post
Social Security Administration spokesman Mark Hinkle said the agency is serving customers even before fully reopening.Coronavirus variant imperils federal government’s back-to-the-office plans | Lisa Rein | July 22, 2021 | Washington Post
In many cases, Americans with disabilities must pick between marriage or their health care, due to Social Security Administration policies that strip coverage from those who marry a partner whose income exceeds certain thresholds.
This past year the Social Security Administration informed me that my retirement age was sixty-six.
The Social Security law says that the Social Security Administration is supposed to pay out benefits from the taxes it collects.Michael Tomasky: GOP Field Makes Obama a Lucky Fella | Michael Tomasky | November 10, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Cultural definitions for Social Security Administration
The American system for distributing old age and disability pensions from the federal government. Initiated through the Social Security Act of 1935, Social Security pensions are financed by contributions from workers and employers. Benefits are also available to the survivors of workers covered under Social Security.
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