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along with the and gather proof of employment, Group Health Plan (GHP), or Large Group Health Plan (LGHP).

You have three options to submit your enrollment request under the Special Enrollment Period. You can do one of the following:

NoteXổ số 123 When completing the

  • State on the form “I want Part B coverage to begin (MM/YY)” in the remarks section of the CMS-40B form or online application.
  • If possible, your employer should complete Section B.
  • If your employer is unable to complete Section B, please complete that portion as best as you can on behalf of your employer without your employer’s signature and submit one of the following forms of secondary evidence:
    • income tax form that shows health insurance premiums paid;
    • W-2s reflecting pre-tax medical contributions;
    • pay stubs that reflect health insurance premium deductions;
    • health insurance cards with a policy effective date;
    • explanations of benefits paid by the GHP or LGHP; or
    • statements or receipts that reflect payment of health insurance premiums.
can provide status.

  • I need help with my Social Security Number (SSN).
  • . Please note that appointments may not be immediately available, depending on local health and safety conditions and staffing.

    I need help with my Social Security Number (SSN)

    Xổ số 123We are prioritizing requests for in-person SSN services for:

    Xổ số 123If you believe you qualify for an in-person appointment, call your local office. You can look up the phone number for your local office by accessing our . Please note that appointments may not be immediately available, depending on local health and safety conditions and staffing.

    How do I replace my Social Security card if I do not qualify for an in-person appointment?

    You may be able to request a replacement Social Security card online with your personal my Social Security account, which is easy to set up if you do not already have one. Or, you can ask us for a replacement card by completing and mailing the Social Security card application with your original proof of identity, and proof of age and citizenship if we have not previously confirmed this information, to your . We will return your proof(s) to you.

    To find out what documents we need to issue a replacement Social Security Number card, please read our fact sheet U.S. Citizen/Adult — Replacement Social Security Card. To update the date of birth in our records, applicants must also submit an original or certified copy of a birth certificate showing the correct date of birth. To update the name in our records, applicants must also submit a recent document that identifies them in both their old and new names. For additional information, please read the instructions on the Social Security card application.

    Because we are experiencing slight delays processing mail-in SSN card applications, it may take us between two and four weeks to process the application and return the evidence.

    Do I Need to Show My Social Security Card?

    It is important to know that your Social Security card is not an identification document, and in many situations, you only need to know your Social Security Number (you do not need the physical Social Security card). You can find out how to replace lost, destroyed, or stolen identification documents (including your birth certificate, driver’s license, or Department of Homeland Security documents) by visiting .

    Xổ số 123The following list includes common situations where you think you may need your Social Security card, but other alternatives exist:

    For evidence for work: A Social Security card is one of several documents listed as acceptable to establish work authorization on . Other examples of acceptable documents include:

    For evidence for Department of Motor Vehicle / Driver’s License (REAL ID): The deadline to obtain a is October 1, 2021. Only Georgia and Pennsylvania require the physical Social Security card as evidence. Other documents listing your full Social Security Number may be acceptable for the including:

    Check with for more information.

    For Tax Purposes: You do not need your Social Security card. To obtain your Social Security Number, you may to request that we mail you an SSN printout. It is important that your name on your Social Security card matches your name with the IRS when you file your taxes. To correct your name or other information on your Social Security card, you can request a corrected card by completing the paper application and mailing it with your original proof of identity, and proof of age and citizenship if we have not previously seen these to . We will return your proof to you. To find out what documents we need to update your name visit, please read our fact sheet U.S. Citizen/Adult — Replacement Social Security Card.

    To Receive Other Benefits: You may need your Social Security Number to get benefits or assistance such as , , or , but you should not need your Social Security card. If you need to provide proof of your Social Security Number, to ask that we mail you an SSN printout. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development should be able to verify your Social Security Number and if you receive benefits from Social Security withoutXổ số 123 requiring you show or request a replacement Social Security Card.

    To help with school enrollment: Contact the school administration to ask if you can provide an SSN printout instead of a Social Security Number card. You can request an SSN printout by .

    If you need to obtain forms of proof, you can find out how to replace lost, destroyed, or stolen identification documents (including your birth certificate, driver’s license, or Department of Homeland Security documents) by visiting .

    Xổ số 123). We will also continue to process SSNs and issue cards for certain lawful immigrants [we call these processes and ].

    If these automated processes are not available to you, we may schedule an in-office appointment for a new card request in certain situationsXổ số 123. Appointment availability is based on available staff and office operating status. Please call your local office to see if an in-office appointment is necessary and possible. To contact your local office, please look for the local office telephone number at under “Social Security Office Information” for the office you select. The toll-free “Office” number is your local office.

    Replacement Card Requests

    You may be able to request a replacement Social Security card online with your personal my Social Security account, which is easy to set up if you do not already have one. Or, you can ask us for a replacement card by completing and mailing the Social Security card applicationXổ số 123 with your original proof of identity, and proof of age and citizenship if we have not previously confirmed this information, to . We will return your proof(s) to you.

    To find out what documents we need to issue a replacement Social Security Number card, please read our fact sheet U.S. Citizen/Adult — Replacement Social Security Card. To update the date of birth in our records, applicants must also submit an original or certified copy of a birth certificate showing the correct date of birth. To update the name in our records, applicants must also submit a recent document that identifies them in both their old and new names. For additional information, please read the instructions on the Social Security card application.

    Xổ số 123Because we are experiencing slight delays processing mail-in SSN card applications, it may take us between two and four weeks to process the application and return the evidence.

    There are certain situations where we may be able to make an in-office appointment to update or correct your SSN information.

    Xổ số 123. Our online services are available from anywhere and from any of your devices. You can:

    We also have information to answer most of your Social Security questions online, without having to speak with a Social Security representative. Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

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    What do I do if I have missed the deadline to file my hearing request?

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    Xổ số 123We understand that the COVID 19 pandemic may create situations that constitute good cause for failing to timely file your request for hearing after receiving a prior denial on your claim. To assist you in providing an explanation for why you have missed the deadline to request a hearing during the pandemic, we will mail you a notice requesting a written explanation for the untimely filing. This notice will give you an additional opportunity to explain why you were unable to file your hearing request on time.

    What do I do if I miss my hearing?

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    If you missed your hearing time, please call the hearing office right away at the phone number listed on your Notice of Hearing. If you do not have your Notice of Hearing, you can find your local hearing office phone number by visiting our Hearing Office Locator.

    We understand that the COVID 19 pandemic may create situations that constitute good cause for failing to appear at your scheduled hearing. To assist you in explaining why you have missed your hearing date during the pandemic, we will mail you a notice (called a “Request to Show Cause for Failure to Appear”). This notice will give you an additional opportunity to explain why you did not appear for your telephone hearing.

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    Effective July 20, 2020, everyone must complete a self-assessment checklist before allowed entry. You will not be permitted to enter if you answer yes to any of these questions:

    1. Do you have any of the following symptoms?
      • Cough or sore throat;
      • Fever (100.4 degrees or higher);
      • Chills;
      • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing;
      • Muscle pain or body aches;
      • Headache;
      • New loss of taste or smell; or
      • Gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.
    2. In the last 14 days, have you:
      • Been diagnosed with COVID-19?
      • Received instructions to monitor for symptoms or self-quarantine?
      • Traveled outside the country? or
      • Been within 6 feet of a person who was diagnosed with COVID-19?

    If you answer YES to any of these questions, or if you feel illXổ số 123, you will not be allowed to enter. Call the office to reschedule your appointment. If you do not have the phone number, use our to find the phone number.

    If you can answer NO to both questions, you must wear a face covering over your mouth and nose to enter the facilityXổ số 123. If you do not have a mask, we will provide you with one. If you are unable to wear a face covering, call the office and ask to speak with the manager.

    For your safety, Social Security employees are required to follow the same self-assessment checklist and are required to wear a face covering.

    to have your hearing scheduled. Beginning later this fall, we plan to introduce online video hearings, which people can do from a camera-enabled smartphone, tablet, or computer. We will let the public know when this option is available.

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    and one of our employees will assist you. Under our rules, if you believe an overpayment was not your fault and you should not have to pay us back, you need to request a waiver of the overpayment debt. Certain debts may qualify for a streamlined waiver decision if:

    to the representative instead of calling the representative. This form can also be downloaded for representatives to complete and upload through Appointed Representative Services (ARS) for those with access, or faxed into the hearing office for those without access to ARS.
  • The claimant or representative will indicate on the form if the claimant agrees to a hearing by telephone, and if so, provide phone numbers to reach them for the hearing.
  • The representative may sign the form in lieu of the claimant.
  • We also will accept a verbal agreement to appear by telephone.
  • We will not schedule, or proceed with a hearing by telephone unless we receive the claimant’s consent. If the claimant does not consent to appear by telephone, we will not schedule the hearing at this time, or if already scheduled, we will postpone the hearing until we can offer another option, such as a hearing by video teleconferencing or in person, as appropriate.
  • if you suspect economic impact payment fraud. .

    Below are some of the scams we know about, but there can be many variations:

    Xổ số 123The Inspector General of Social Security, Gail S. Ennis, is warning the public about fraudulent letters threatening suspension of Social Security benefits due to COVID-19-related office closures. We will not suspend or discontinue benefits because our offices are closed to the public for in-person service. .

    Xổ số 123The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General is alerting the public about fraud schemes related to COVID-19. For example, scammers are offering COVID-19 tests to Medicare beneficiaries in exchange for personal details, including Medicare information. However, the services are unapproved and illegitimate. .

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is alerting people about various COVID-19 related fraud and scams. From contact tracing scams to treatment claims, government imposter scams, and fraud related to Economic Impact Payments, learn about all COVID-19 related fraud and scams at , and report the scams you see at .

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    Via fax or e-Fax:

    Claimants and representatives can send us documents by fax machine or by their own e-fax solution. Sending documents to us via fax delivers a secure, electronic copy to the specific hearing office’s designated email inbox. To submit documents electronically via fax, simply use the toll-free fax number with area code “833” assigned to the servicing hearing office. You can find your local hearing office phone number by accessing our Hearing Office Locator.

    How can I ensure I am appropriately appointed as my claimant’s representative before the hearing?

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    It is extremely important that we have your appointment as representative on file before the hearing. For an appointment of representative to be valid, the claim(s) file must contain a completed and properly signed notice of appointment, which can be found at form SSA-1696, Claimant’s Appointment of Representative, or another written document that meets the requirements of 20 CFR 404.1707 and 416.1507. You can find additional information about the “Contact OHO Office” tool at http://successexcel.com/ar.

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    Appointed Representatives experiencing problems with accessing electronic folders should contact the OHO.HQ.ARS@ssa.gov mailbox for assistance.

    . We strongly recommend representatives submit information to our hearing offices electronically, using the following mechanisms:

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    webpage. We also provide information about EIPs that may be helpful to Social Security beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income recipients on our page, Economic Impact Payments Paid by the CARES Act.

    If you do not see the answer to your question, you can call the Internal Revenue Service’s EIP hotline at 1-800-919-9835. The Social Security Administration cannot answer EIP questions about your specific situation.

    Xổ số 123 before calling us.

    Although our offices are not providing service to walk-in visitors, our employees are answering your calls. You can find the phone number for your local office by using our and looking under Social Security Office Information. The toll-free “Office” number is your local office.

    You may also call our National 800 NumberXổ số 123, where you may be able to take care of your business by using one of our automated telephone services without having to wait for a telephone agent. If you need to speak with an agent, be aware that wait times may be longer than usual, which is why we encourage you to try our online services or call your local office first.

    Xổ số 123. This decision protects the population we serve—older Americans and people with underlying medical conditions—and our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    However, we are still able to provide critical services. If you have a situation that we cannot help you with by phone, online, fax, or mail, we may be able to schedule an in-office appointment for you.

    You can speak with a representative by calling your local Social Security office or our National 800 Number. Local office phone numbers are available online at our . Please visit our Office Closings and Emergencies page for the latest information about office closings.

    Xổ số 123 that we cannot help you with by phone, online, fax, or mail, we may be able to schedule an in-office appointment for you.

    You can do most of your business with SSA online. Before calling us, please visit our website to see our list of convenient and secure self-service options. Save time and go online.

    If you cannot use our online services, we can help with certain issues by phone and mail.

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