Social Security

12:22 pm
Thu August 2, 2012

AARP to Use Fancy Farm Event to Discuss Major Entitlement Programs

The nation’s leading organization for seniors will use this year's Fancy Farm picnic to launch a nationwide tour to help voters be better informed about Social Security and Medicare.

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Investigation Started in January
4:07 pm
Thu April 19, 2012

Four People from London, Kentucky Arrested for Disability Fraud

The charges stem from an investigation by the new Cooperative Disability Investigations Unit , which was created last September. The Corbin, Kentucky Social Security Administration Office reported suspected fraud during a continuing disability review. Authorities say the defendants were involved in a scheme to cash a Supplemental Security Income check issued to Eric Partain, after he died.

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Electronic Payment Deadline of March 1, 2013
8:42 am
Wed March 7, 2012

Electronic Payment to be Required for Social Security Benefits

Officials with the U-S  Treasury Department are trying to alert people who receive paper checks for Social Security benefits that they must switch to electronic payment by March first of 2013. Walt Henderson, the Director of the E-F-T Strategy Division of the U-S Treasury's Financial Management Service, says about fifteen percent of the recipients in Kentucky still receive paper checks and will need to make the change.