Showing 6 ideas for tag "ssn"
kudos icon +

Social Security Administration

Discontinue or Reduce Issuance of Social Security Cards

It is sometimes necessary to examine whether longstanding practices continue to bring value to the American public. Issuing Social Security cards is likely such a process for SSA, with the agency replacing 10 million replacement cards annually. Eliminating or minimizing this workload would result in sizable direct cost savings, relieve SSA of a burdensome auxiliary mission, reduce instances where the public needs to visit... more »

Voting

2 likes
Active
kudos icon +

Department of Health and Human Services

ID - Why my SSN?

Why do you need my Social Security Number for everything and why should that serves as my unique identifier?! Invent a new id number for everyday use or allow me to be creative and make up my own. That way the SSN can be just used for financial purposes-if that was the original intention!!

SSN and credit history can be bed-mates but why drag my patient id and the student id into it?

Lately I have to provide my SSN:... more »

Voting

10 likes
Active
kudos icon +

Social Security Administration

Stop allowing SSNs to be used as Identification

Social Security Numbers are not for identification purposes. However, utilities, banks, and department stores use it for identification as a matter of policy. One disgruntled employee can snatch thousands of numbers. We should find companies that choose to ignore this rule and use the funds to offset ID Theft programs at FTC.

Voting

6 likes
Active