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:

  1. Determinations of an individual's entitlement to benefits; hearings and appeals resulting from these determinations, and the maintenance of eligibility and utilization records;

  2. Through the network of district, branch and teleservice centers, providing the locations where the public can readily acquire program information.


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HI 00208.015 - Role of the Social Security Administration (SSA) - 09/15/1989
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:09/15/1989