Social Security answers your questions

Do you have a question or two about Social Security? Well, you’re not alone. The good news is that we’re here to answer your questions — and you don’t have to call us on the phone. Just go to our website,

One popular online service is our frequently asked questions section. There, we have listed hundreds of the most common questions with easy-to-understand answers.

There are approximately 600 frequently asked questions on our website, such as: How are my retirement benefits calculated? How do I replace a lost or stolen Social Security card? How do I apply for Medicare Extra Help? But don’t let the number of questions and answers overwhelm you. It’s easy to find answers to your questions with our subject index and search features.

Of course if you don’t have access to the Internet, you can still get your questions answered by calling us at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).