Although initial disability processing times have improved over recent years due to Automation including Electronic... more »
Increase Full Social Security Retirement Age to 70 years old for everyone. People are living longer. Allow recipients to still get benefits at age 62, at a greater reduction.
The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program pays out $4.6 BILLION in improper and fraudulent benefits annually.
The Department of Veterans Affairs loses $800 MILLION annually on improper and fraudulent payments.
And the FRAUD list goes on and on and on, totaling OVER $100 BILLION PER YEAR!!!
1ST...I suggest that we include the statement... more »
The Department of Veterans Affairs processes disability claims. There are many, many thousands backlogged.
There are hundreds of thousands of Veterans who file disability claims annually. Many of these Veterans are receiving, or have filed for, Social Security disability. In an electronic environment, and with... more »
Many Veterans receive pension (needs based), and not compensation, with the VA.
Many Veterans receive SSI (needs based), and not Social Security beneifts, with SSA.
There needs to be a monthly interface of earnings and benefit payment information between SSA and VA.
The Veteran... more »