A NEW executive order signed by President Joe Biden aims to help Americans get government benefits including Social Security and food stamps faster.
The order signed by Mr. Biden on Monday would require the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to recall Americans instead of holding them.
Social Security Benefit seekers will also receive a new online tool that aims to cut wait times.
In addition, there will be a portal built for Medicare claimants to target ways they can save money on health care and drugs.
“You’ll be able to apply for Social Security benefits without going to the Social Security office and have Medicare proactively contact you with the tools you need to manage it,” Biden told reporters. health and save money. order.
“You’ll see better technology to speed up security lines and wait times at our national airports; make more IRS filings and returns – faster; and for disaster relief,” Biden said.
While the order will be positive for claimants across the United States, it is not yet clear when the measures will be implemented.
The move of the White House goes ahead holiday schedule for government benefits sent to eligible Americans.
For the most part, Social Security will not be affected beyond those claiming Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
SSI recipients will receive two payments this month because New Year’s Day falls on the first Saturday of the following month.
Meanwhile, food stamp recipients will want to check with their state to see if their benefits have been affected by holiday schedules.
That can be done by Call the Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card hotline in your status.
Next month, the average Social Security claimant will see their checks boosted by $92 – from $1,565 to $1,657 a month.
Struggling households can get food stamps faster than usual.
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https://www.the-sun.com/money/4271790/food-stamps-social-security-benefits-quicker/ New Social Security and people claiming food stamps for faster benefits under Biden order