Last updated August 26, 2010

Searching SSA Online (ssa.gov)

SSA Online answers many if not most questions about SSA policy. Use Google to search ssa.gov and only ssa.gov by using a site restriction to ssa.gov. Review the following searches. Substitute your own key words for [key word(s)]. Do not include brackets.

Generic

   site:www.ssa.gov [key word(s)]

Social Security Act

    site:www.ssa.gov compilation [key word(s)]

Regulations

    site:www.ssa.gov CFR [key word(s)]

Social Security Rulings

    site:www.ssa.gov SSR [key word(s)]

Acquiescence Rulings

    site:www.ssa.gov AR [key word(s)]
    site:www.ssa.gov Acquiescence [key word(s)]

HALLEX

    site:www.ssa.gov HALLEX [key word(s)]

POMS

    site:https://secure.ssa.gov [key word(s)]
    https://secure.ssa.gov/apps10/poms.nsf/subchapterlist/$searchform?searchview