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Isn't it already means-tested, anyway ?

Up to 85% of your SS income may be taxable if you have other income. So you are already penalized for making more. Some of your benefits already get taken away in that case.

This is a form of income testing. I am not sure that it's the same as means testing.

You could also evaluate someone's assets - whether they are generating income or not - and deny the SS benefits if the assets exceed a certain amount.
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