Social Security Administration & COVID-19

Nikita Ganesh, Intern

Extended Deadlines: During COVID-19, the Social Security Administration is extending its deadlines for medical and other documentation.  For more information, please see https://www.ssa.gov

Online Services: SSA has convenient and secure online services: https://www.ssa.gov/onlineservices/

Some of these services include the following:

Applying for Retirement Benefits: https://www.ssa.gov/benefits/retirement/

Applying for Disability Benefits: https://www.ssa.gov/benefits/disability/

Applying for Medicare Benefits: https://www.ssa.gov/benefits/medicare/

Check the Status of an Application or Appeal:

https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/application-status.html

Print a Verification Letter: https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/proof-of-benefits.html

Have any questions? The public can contact the SSA and speak to a representative by calling (800) 772- 1213.

You can also look up your local office phone numbers through the Social Security Office Locator: https://secure.ssa.gov/ICON/main.jsp

Walk-in services are not available. However, appointments may be available for limited, critical issues if they cannot assist you by phone or get the information needed.

For legal professionals: NCLER is providing free consultations to legal professionals seeking more information to help older adults. Contact ConsultNCLER@acl.hhs.gov

For more COVID-19 information,visit NLCER’s COVID-19 page:

https://ncler.acl.gov/Resources/COVID-19-Resources.aspx

 

For questions or comments about this blog, please contact us: Connections@sazlegalaid.org