In a massive program like Social Security, it’s expected you may encounter some problems.
While you could try searching for information about these questions yourself, it helps to have a holistic resource with a collection of the most common answers.
Are you eligible for benefits? How much will the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) increase your benefits? For these answers, check online. The revamped Social Security website is a big help.
Need to contact the SSA by phone? There are separate numbers for different functions, including:
- Social Security and Social Security Disability phone number: 800-772-1213
- Medicare phone number: 800-633-4227
- Social Security Fraud Hotline: 800-269-0271