Medicare & Social Security Benefits. Administers Federal Social Security Program benefits for retirees, survivors, disabled, black lung, supplemental security income (SSI), information and processes applications for social security numbers, and Medicare benefits. Medicare is health insurance for age 65+ and disabled; Part A (Hospital) and Part B (Medical). Sign up for Medicare three months before 65th birthday, the month you turn 65 and 3 months after. Report lost Medicare cards and request replacement cards. Comprehensive medical, hospital, and home health benefits for those who qualify for SSI. Eligibility for SSI and, therefore, Medicaid is determined at the Social Security Office. Pays directly to providers for all medical, dental, pharmaceutical therapy, home health services and psychological services as indicated by medical need. Application must be made at Social Security Office for Supplementary Income. Persons approved for SSI are referred to the Medicaid Office by Social Security. Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs. Help with monthly premiums and annual deductibles and lower co-payments related to their plan. Income limited, with resources limits. Burial Benefits. For new or replacement social security cards. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) - Entitles aged 65+, blind, and disabled to a base income; in N.J. Financial eligibility. Eligibility for even $1.00 of SSI qualifies one for Medicaid.