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Questions about Individual Claims for the Social Security Administration (SSA)

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As an advisory body, the Board has no authority to take any administrative actions and cannot resolve questions regarding individual claims.  All correspondence and questions regarding individual claims should be directed to SSA.

Many of our Helpful Links will redirect you to pages on other government websites, including the SSA website.

General Questions

Specific Case Related Questions for SSA

Call SSA at: 1-800-772-1213

Visit the SSA website by clicking here.

 

SSA Office of Disability Adjudication and Review Questions

Call the SSA Office of Disability Adjudication and Review at: 703-605-8000

Visit the SSA Office of Disability Adjudication and Review website by clicking here.

 

SSA Office of Inspector General Questions

Call the SSA Office of the Inspector General at: 1-800-597-0118

Visit the SSA Office of the Inspector General website by clicking here.

 

SSA Medicare and Medicaid Related Questions

Call SSA at: 1-800-772-1213

Visit the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services website by clicking here.

Visit SSA’s Medicare Benefits webpage by clicking here.

 

Social Security Fraud, Waste, or Abuse Questions

Call the Social Security Fraud Hotline at: 1-800-269-0271

Visit SSA’s Fraud and Abuse webpage by clicking here.

 

Social Security Identity Theft Questions

Call the Social Security Fraud Hotline at: 1-800-269-0271

Visit the Federal Trade Commission’s Identity Theft webpage by clicking here.

 

International Callers Contacting SSA

To contact SSA by phone, visit SSA’s Office of International Operations website by clicking here.

For other international or foreign inquires, visit SSA’s general Office of International Operations webpage by clicking here.

 

If you Wish to Locate your Local Social Security Field Office

Visit SSA’s Office Locator webpage by clicking here.

 

If you Wish to Contact your Congressional Representative

Visit the U.S. House of Representatives "Find Your Representative" webpage by clicking here.

Visit the U.S. Senate "Senators of the 113th Congress" webpage by clicking here.

 

If you have a Suggestion/Complaint about a Notice or Letter from SSA that is Confusing or Difficult to Understand

Visit SSA’s Plain Language webpage by clicking here.

E-mail SSA at: PlainWriting@ssa.gov

 

Old-Age Benefits Helpful Links

For more information about Social Security old-age benefits visit the SSA website by clicking here.

For Social Security's retirement benefits calculator visit the SSA website by clicking here.

If you think you are ready to apply for Social Security old-age benefits click here to begin your application today on the SSA website.

For information about spouse, divorced spouse, and child Social Security benefits on your record visit the SSA website by clicking here.

 

Disability Benefits Helpful Links

For more information about Social Security disability benefits visit the SSA website by clicking here.

If you think you are disabled and want to apply for Social Security disability benefits click here to begin your application today on the SSA website.

For information about how other government benefits may affect the amount of your Social Security disability benefit visit the SSA website by clicking here.

For information about returning to work and Social Security’s “Ticket to Work” program visit the SSA website by clicking here.

For information about spouse, divorced spouse, child, disabled child, and/or adult child disabled before age 22 receiving Social Security benefits on your record visit the SSA website by clicking here.

 

Survivors Benefits Helpful Links

For more information about Social Security survivors benefits visit the SSA website by clicking here.

To view SSA’s informational pamphlet on survivors benefits click here.

To apply for Social Security survivors benefits visit the SSA website by clicking here.

To see an estimate of how much your survivors benefit could be, view SSA's survivors planner guide by clicking here.

For information about widows and widowers, divorced widows and widowers, children, and dependent parent Social Security survivors benefits visit the SSA website by clicking here.

 

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Helpful Links

For more information about SSI visit SSA's website by clicking here.  For additional information visit SSA's website by clicking here.

To view the SSA’s informational pamphlet on SSI click here.

To see if you are eligible to apply for SSI benefits visit the SSA website by clicking here.

To apply for SSI benefits visit the SSA website by clicking here.

To understand your reporting responsibilities for SSI benefits visit the SSA website by clicking here.

For telephone wage reporting, visit the SSA website by clicking here.

To better understand SSI work incentives visit the SSA website by clicking here.

To view the 2014 SSI benefit payment schedule visit the SSA website by clicking here.