The Death Master File (DMF) from the Social Security Administration (SSA) currently contains over 94 million records. This study uses administrative data to evaluate the outcomes of the disability applications submitted to the Social Security Administration (SSA) through the Benefits Entitlement Services Team (B.E.S.T) Demonstration Project and to determine if the project successfully increased access to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments and/or Disability Insurance (DI) benefits for individuals experiencing homelessness.
Those with Lou Gehrig’s Disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), certain government employees (and their dependents) and those with permanent kidney failure are eligible for Medicare before reaching the two-year mark on social security disability payments.
Congressman Earl Pomeroy (D-ND), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Subcommittee on Social Security, announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the continued importance of Social Security for seniors, survivors, and persons with disabilities and their families as the program approaches its 75th anniversary.
If the Social Security Officer tries to turn you away, saying he or she cannot verify you because your name is too long or because the names on all of your documents do not match due to the character limitations of the different forms, ask to speak to a supervisor!
Applicants seeking any sort of FBU service will be required to first schedule an appointment by sending an email inquiry to [email protected] Applicants who are coming for routine passport and registration of birth services and also seeking FBU services will be turned away if they have not scheduled an appointment with FBU in advance.