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  • Sign In or Create a my Social Security account. A my Social Security account allows users to:
    • get Social Security statements
    • change an address
    • change or start direct deposit
    • print a benefit verification letter
    • create an account/enter an activation code
  • Estimate retirement benefits
  • Request a replacement Medicare Card
  • Get a 1099/1042 tax form
  • Appeal a Decision on an Application for Benefits
  • Apply for Retirement or Spouse's Benefits
  • Apply for Disablity Benefits
  • Apply for Medicare Benefits
  • Apply for Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Costs


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