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Social Security Administration

Social security administration

■ Introduction

The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers the Social Security system that ensures eligible workers’ income after they retire or become disabled. Some benefits also are provided to families of workers who die while employed. In addition, the SSA administers the supplemental security income (SSI) program for the aged, blind, and disabled. The SSA operates ten regional offices and more ...

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