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United States Social Security Administration MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
United States Social Security Administration
Tree Number(s)
I01.409.418.750.999
N03.540.348.500.500.999
Unique ID
D019131
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019131
Annotation
add UNITED STATES; research support by this agency is checked as RESEARCH SUPPORT, U.S. GOV'T, NON-P.H.S.; CATALOGER: Use NAF entry
Scope Note
An independent agency within the Executive Branch of the United States Government. It administers a national social insurance program whereby employees, employers, and the self-employed pay contributions into pooled trust funds. Part of the contributions go into a separate hospital insurance trust fund for workers at age 65 to provide help with medical expenses. Other programs include the supplemental social security income program for the aged, blind, and disabled and the Old Age Survivors and Disability Insurance Program. It became an independent agency March 31, 1995. It had previously been part of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, later the Department of Health and Human Services. (From United States Government Manual, 1994-95)
Entry Term(s)
Social Security Administration
Social Security Administration (U.S.)
Social Security Administration, United States
Previous Indexing
Social Security (1966-1995)
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/06/05
Revision Date
2015/06/29
United States Social Security Administration Preferred
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