The Social Security Administration (SSA) headquarters is located in Woodlawn, Maryland. Budget cutting — due mostly to the 2011 Budget Control Act’s (BCA) tight caps on annual appropriations, as further reduced by sequestration — has squeezed SSA’s operating budget from an already-low 0.9 percent of overall Social Security spending to just 0.7 percent, forcing the agency to do more with much less.
Retirement, Survivors, and Disability Insurance Accounting System and Supplemental Security Income record maintenance systems are run on four powerful IBM main frames, plans to take steps in modifying its applications to enabling DB2 access – even though the question of software obsolescence will not go away.
I have been working for the Social Security Administration for nearly 35 years and in my years with SSA, I have supervised both claims and service units, aided in the expansion of the nationwide 1-800 number system, coordinated information technology growth, and addressed labor management relations issues.
The administration of the Medicare program is a responsibility of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services , but SSA offices are used for determining initial eligibility, some processing of premium payments, and for limited public contact information.
To further amend Title 53 of the Code of the Federated States of Micronesia, as amended, by amending sections 603, 804 and 809 and to enact a new section 903 thereof, to revise certain definitions, to change benefit levels, to change the time at and circumstances in which expatriate workers may access their contributions, to allow for voluntary participation in the Social Security system, and for other purposes.