Additionally, the agency is able to pay some one-time lump sum death benefit claims to surviving same-sex spouses, according to Carolyn Colvin, acting commissioner of the Social Security Administration.
“As I stated shortly after the Supreme Court decision on Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, our goal is to treat all Americans with dignity and respect,” she said, adding that the SSA asks for “continued patience from the public” as it works with the Justice Department to develop policies on the issue.
“If you believe you may be eligible for Social Security, I encourage you to apply now to protect against the loss of any potential benefits,” she said. “We will process claims as soon as additional instructions become finalized.”
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