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Education

My idea isn't really for My Social Security but more for the ticket back to work, but I think it would be "heard" so to speak. While the ticket back to work is a great program, it doesn't help with those who do not already have their GED/High School Diploma. I don't know about other states, but here in FL it is very costly to take the GED classes and the GED tests themselves, thus making it very hard to get it for those ...more »

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Social Security Statement

Our Social Security Statement should be available even though a user has applied for Social Security Disability. It would also be helpful for the user to be able to view their file online to see the status, the denial, etc.

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Stop placing full SSN on mailed communications

This is a major privacy concern. Every communication SSA sends to myself or my children has Social Security Number and even birthdates. At least mask partially mask the SSN. We are worried if the wrong person gets a hold of our mail they will have everything they need to steal our Identity.

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Give the option to communicate digitally instead of snail mail

As a representative payee, I wish I could send or receive a secure email instead of communicating through snail mail. As it stands now I have to send income statements, reviews, etc... through snail mail. Not only is this a major waste of paper, But I have major privacy concerns as with the information in these mailings is all a single person would need to commit ID theft.

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Make it easier for Rep Payee of SSI to update income.

As it stands, Income reporting via the iphone app doesn't seem to work if you are a Representative Payee for SSI. Only way for me to report income is the slow and cumbersome process of calling the national number, Going to local office, or mailing it in. This makes things very difficult.

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Make possible account creation in My SocSec for non-USA resident

It is not possible to create a My Social Security if one has no USA Telephone number. Even a USA mailing address is required.

 

Unless I missunderstand the instructions, I must create such an account in order to interact with the SSA office in Oslo (since I am a resident of Sweden).

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Trial Work Months

Please include "Trial Work Months" in account summary.

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Names that start with initials

My legal first name is an initial, then my middle name is spelled out. . . example ( S Mary Smith). This is on my drivers license as well as my SS Card. I am unable to subscribe to the SS website to view my earnings statement. I get an error because it does not recognize me in the Social Security System. Can this be corrected/updated?

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privacy

To protect privacy and identity theft, provide cards with last 4 digits of SS number; encrypt number in card

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NO LAWYER FOR APPROVAL

Luckily, I did not have to fight for my approval, however I know many who have. They have had to fight for years. 7 is the longest I am aware of. Personally. SSA Should develop a self service portal which allows applicants a timeline and step view of their claim starting at day 1. It should track and count down the typical number of days till completion. If the issue is held up in a particular department there should ...more »

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BOND project for all disability beneficiaries now!

I believe the 36 month by month work test/ limit (EPE)for disability beneficiaries should be eliminated! It is currently quite the bi polar type of arrangement. One month you're below the work/earnings limit and your local office tries to jump through hoops to get you a check. The next month you earn even one buck over the limit and you're the overpaid black sheep (aka-up the creek...) I was disabled last month but now ...more »

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transparency

post your budget in detail.

show us where our treasure is being used for??

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