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Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News September 2013

Government benefits programs can be located easily.

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A handy new version of benefits.gov makes it easy to learn about government benefit programs pretty much anywhere.

Benefits.gov has launched a mobile compatible version of its website. The official benefits website of the U.S. government has enhanced its site for visitors using mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets. The changes make it easier for the public to access government benefit and assistance program information anytime, anywhere.

Mobile access to benefits.gov increased by more than 200% in the last year, underscoring the importance of enhancing the website to improve user experiences. 

A new “Responsive Design” enables the site to identify the resolution of the user’s viewing screen and dynamically alter the format to accommodate the device. It ensures that a quality user experience is not dependent on the type of device or operating system being used.

One of the website’s key features is the “Benefit Finder,” a search tool that anonymously asks users questions to determine which government programs they may be eligible to receive. Visitors can also search for more information about available programs by browsing the site by state, category or federal agency. The website is available in English and Spanish.

For more information, visit benefits.gov.

 

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