SSA definition and meaning
The Social Security Administration is the federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that administers Social Security Act.
More about the SSA
Originally named the Social Security Board, it was SSA that assigned you your Social Security number. SSA also administers many social relief and financial security programs, including:
- Social Security retirement insurance
- Survivors insurance
- Disability insurance
- Supplemental Security Income program for the aged, blind, and disabled.
Who Runs the SSA?
Dr. Kilolo Kijakazi is the current acting commissioner of the Social Security Administration (SSA.)
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