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In the News:
Social Security Decisions ARE For Life…
Provided by Cape Coral resident David R. Hampton PDR EDPNA.
Published in Cape Style Magazine - July 2016.
The Social Security Act, with all of its associated rules and regulations, is extremely complex. The Act and all subsequent rulings/regulations/procedures and forms (approximately 8000), are referenced at SSA.GOV in the form of general and semi-specific information. Another more detailed tool, used mostly by representatives, is the Program Operations Manual Systems (POMS).
Social Security created the more accessible SSA.GOV for the general public, and those who do not spend their lives reading government manuals. The establishment of SSA.GOV reduced foot-traffic into Social Security offices, and reduced the volume of telephone contacts. Sounds good, but the general public, older beneficiaries, and many boomers prefer face-to-face/phone contact… Read more click/tap on graphic or here.