HI 00208.015 Role of the Social Security Administration (SSA)
SSA has responsibility for general management and operational aspects of the Medicare
program. This includes:
Determinations of an individual's entitlement to benefits; hearings and appeals resulting
from these determinations, and the maintenance of eligibility and utilization records;
Through the network of district, branch and teleservice centers, providing the locations
where the public can readily acquire program information.