Social Security Handbook 2012: Overview of Social Security Programs

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Bernan Press, Jun 22, 2012 - Reference - 712 pages
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The Bernan Press Social Security Handbook: Overview of Social Security Programs, 2012 provides information about Social Security programs and services, and identifies rights and obligations under the Social Security laws. The Handbook also contains information about related programs administered by agencies other than the Social Security Administration.

The completely updated Handbook, organized by section number, is a readable, easy-to-understand reference for comprehending complex Social Security programs and services.
It contains information on:

• how Social Security programs are administered

• who is and isn't covered under retirement, survivors, disability, and hospital insurance programs

• who is responsible for submitting the necessary evidence to support a claim

• how claims are processed by the Social Security office

• what Social Security benefits are owed to you

• how to obtain information about your rights under Social Security policy

• and much more!

The Handbook is designed to help users understand the gray areas of the Social Security Act, and to provide critical information about rights and obligations under Social Security laws.
The Handbook outlines how to:
  • protect your benefits and avoid benefit loss
  • monitor government agencies and get information about policy changes that will affect your benefits
  • make the most of your hospital and Medicare coverage
  • find what amount of benefits are subject to federal income taxes
  • check your Social Security earnings and benefits
  • and get up-to-date news about future Social Security programs and services
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1
1
CHAPTER 2
37
CHAPTER 3
57
CHAPTER 4
91
CHAPTER 5
119
CHAPTER 6
151
CHAPTER 7
171
CHAPTER 8
211
CHAPTER 16
393
CHAPTER 17
413
CHAPTER 18
437
CHAPTER 19
489
CHAPTER 20
507
CHAPTER 21
533
CHAPTER 22
613
CHAPTER 23
615

CHAPTER 9
227
CHAPTER 10
271
CHAPTER 11
287
CHAPTER 12
311
CHAPTER 13
339
CHAPTER 14
355
CHAPTER 15
377
CHAPTER 24
617
CHAPTER 25
619
CHAPTER 26
627
CHAPTER 27
641
Index
657
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