What Type of Work is Social Security not doing during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Social Security benefitsSocial Security (SSA) has suspended work on the following until further notice:

Social Security will not start or complete any current medical continuing disability reviews.  If you have a medical continuing disability review pending, please do not request medical information from your doctors at this time.  SSA will follow up with you for any medical evidence once the COVID-19 public health emergency subsides;

Where possible, SSA is suspending their processing and collection of overpayments;

SSA is not conducting organization or individual representative payee accountings;

SSA is not processing third party requests for information, except from appointed representatives and representative payees; and

SSA is not processing any Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

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