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Social Security is Still Open During the Shutdown

Posted October 15, 2013 by Jebaily Law & filed under Uncategorized.

However, expect delays. Social Security is open, but not operating at full staff. Those that are working are doing their best, and we all have to be patient right now.

From NY Daily News:

BENEFIT PAYMENTS

“Social Security and Medicare benefits continue to be paid out, but there could be delays in processing new disability applications. The Social Security Administration is also delaying the announcement of the size of next year’s cost-of-living adjustment, which was supposed to come out on Oct. 16. Unemployment benefits are also still going out.”

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/shutdown-impact-13-days-federal-government-closed-affects-felt-man-article-1.1484061#ixzz2hkzye7Jj

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