Definitions for united states social security administration
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word united states social security administration
U.S. National Library of Medicine
United States Social Security Administration
An independent agency within the Executive Branch of the United States Government. It administers a national social insurance program whereby employees, employers, and the self-employed pay contributions into pooled trust funds. Part of the contributions go into a separate hospital insurance trust fund for workers at age 65 to provide help with medical expenses. Other programs include the supplemental social security income program for the aged, blind, and disabled and the Old Age Survivors and Disability Insurance Program. It became an independent agency March 31, 1995. It had previously been part of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, later the Department of Health and Human Services. (From United States Government Manual, 1994-95)
Find a translation for the united states social security administration definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these united states social security administration definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"united states social security administration." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 4 Mar. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/united states social security administration>.