Social Security & Medicare

Social Security Administration

The United States Social Security Administration (SSA) is an independent agency of the United States federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits. To qualify for these benefits, most American workers pay Read More >


Social Security Disability

The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities. While these two programs are different in many ways, both are administered by the Social Security Administration and only individu Read More >


Supplemental Security Income

The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program pays benefits to disabled adults and children who have limited income and resources. SSI benefits also are payable to people 65 and older without disabilities who meet the financial limits. People who have worked long enough may also be able to receive  Read More >


Medicare

Medicare is a national social insurance program, administered by the U.S. federal government since 1965 that guarantees access to health insurance for Americans aged 65 and older and younger people with disabilities, as well as people with end stage renal disease and persons with Lou Gehrig’s  Read More >