Archive | September, 2008

Congressional Hearings Address Backlogs at Hearing Offices

The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security will hold a hearing Tuesday morning to look at what is — and isn’t being done — to reduce the incredibly backlog of Social Security disability cases…Currently the nation’s Social Security disability insurance program is struggling under a severe case backlog. In some parts of the […]

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New Debit Cards Offered to Replace Checks for Benefits

The Department of the Treasury said Thursday that nearly 2 million Social Security recipients in 12 Western states will receive information this month about the option of receiving their Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits via a prepaid debit card. The government has designed the program for people who do not have bank […]

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