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Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Social Security

Links to updates provided by the Social Security Administration and other agencies about economic impact payments, SSA operations, representative payees, contacting an office, scam awareness, and other important information.

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Protect Yourself from Scams and Fraud

Follow the “learn more” link for a list of resources to help you identify, avoid, and report Social Security-related scams and fraudulent activity through phone calls, email and regular mail. Links to other similar scams and other government agencies are included.

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Board Meetings & Events

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SSAB Urges Swift Consideration of Governor O’Malley’s Nomination as Social Security Commissioner and Amending the Social Security Act

Board Members wrote Senate Finance Chair Ron Wyden and Ranking Member Mike Crapo to urge the Committee to swiftly consider Governor Martin O’Malley’s nomination as Commissioner of Social Security.


SSAB Releases Agenda for the Future of Mortality, Disability, and Work Event

The Board will hold an event on “The Future of Mortality, Disability, and Work: Helping to Inform the Social Security Trust Fund Projections” on Friday, August 25, 2023


Registration Open – The Future of Mortality, Disability, and Work: Helping to Inform the Social Security Trust Fund Projections

On August 25, 2023, the Board will convene panels of experts to discuss their perspectives on the future of mortality, disability, and work to help inform assumptions used in projecting the finances of the Old-Age and Survivors and Disability Insurance trust funds.

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What is SSAB?

The Social Security Advisory Board is a bipartisan, independent federal government agency established in 1994 to advise the President, the Congress, and the Commissioner of Social Security on matters of policy and administration of  the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance and the Supplemental Security Income  programs. The Board has seven members, appointed by the President, Senate and House of Representatives.

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Information Technology Systems Expert Panel

The Social Security Advisory Board has appointed an independent, expert panel to review Social Security’s efforts to modernize its information technology (IT), which is essential to delivering effective service to the public. The Information Technology Systems Expert Panel (“Panel”) will utilize their expertise and experience to examine progress and key initiatives of the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) IT Modernization Plan, including how systems processes are developed, modified and used by SSA.