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- As President Joe Biden takes office, helping the nation through Covid-19 is a top priority.
- Social Security will take a back burner for now, yet some experts say that may not be for long.
- If successful, big changes to fix the program could secure his presidential legacy, one expert says.
© Provided by CNBC U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about his administration’s plans to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic during a COVID-19 response event at the White House in Washington, January 21, 2021.
Newly elected President Joe Biden has a tall list of priorities in his first days in office, with stemming the pandemic chief among them.
But experts expect one issue he promised to deal with during his campaign, Social Security reform, could also become a focal point as soon as this year.
Millions of Americans count on Social Security benefits to provide income when they are retired or disabled, or when loved ones pass away.