If you suspect that someone is receiving social security benefits to which they are not entitled, you may report the suspected fraud to the Social Security Administration. While ALJs must be free to do their jobs without agency interference or reprisal, they are supposed to follow the rules, not make their own. If that is the case, then disability benefits should continue perpetually for everyone. Currently, there’s a gap of about $58 billion each year between Social Security and Medicare payroll taxes that are owed and the taxes that are paid.
Each working day dozens of Social Security claimants sue the Commissioner or Acting Commissioner of Social Security and they need to know whom they should list as the defendant. When I started this job, I had no idea just how large Social Security was or how many programs it was involved in. I didn’t realize just how far it would push me, how much I would learn, or the differences I would be making in peoples’ lives.
There is no charge to apply for a new/replacement card or name change (within limits). That appears to be the latest message from the Social Security Administration inspector general’s office about its effort to impose millions of dollars in fines on four Social Security Administration employees.
I can only assume that many of them are angry little people who’s life just didn’t turn out like they wanted so they are going to kick disability applicants to make themselves feel better – sad! In surveys and anecdotally through social media and other forums, many of our customers have praised the service we provide.
History: SSA regional offices came into existence with the establishment of the Social Security Board in 1935. Follow these instructions if you want to change or correct your social security card. We maintain a comprehensive, agency-wide information security program of controls that protect our information and communications assets.