Category Archives: Social Security

Social Security Claims during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Social Security Administration

What to expect with Social Security Claims and the COVID-19 Pandemic Economic Impact Payments Extended to SSI Recipients On March 30, 2020, Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul issued a press release announcing that those receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) will receive $1,200 Economic Impact Payments for themselves and $500 for each child under 17. Those […]

How Social Security Appeals Have Changed During the Pandemic

How Social Security Appeals Have Changed During the Pandemic

Changes have been made to the Social Security appeals process to protect beneficiaries and staff from the coronavirus. How Social Security Appeals Have Changed During the Pandemic Many Social Security applicants are denied upon their first application and choose to appeal this decision. There are four levels of appeal for those that disagree with the […]

Coronavirus COVID-19 Social Security Scams

Coronavirus COVID-19 Social Security Scams

New coronavirus (COVID-19) Social Security Scams Emerge – What to look out for to protect yourself. Earlier this month, we shared a blog post of emerging Social Security scams that were taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, more scams have been reported targeting Social Security beneficiaries. In the previous post, two scams were highlighted. […]

Coronavirus Scams: What to Watch for During COVID-19

Coronavirus Scams

Be Smart About Scams: What to Watch for During COVID-19 Coronavirus Scams: The Social Security Administration has released helpful information on avoiding coronavirus-related scams. The SSA is warning against fraudulent letters that have been reported which state benefits will decrease or even stop due to COVID-19 closures. It has also been reported that some Medicare […]