Implement the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Effectively and Efficiently

President Obama signed The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) into law on February 17, 2009. It is an unprecedented effort to jumpstart our economy, create or save millions of jobs, and put a down payment on addressing long-neglected challenges so our country can thrive in the 21st century. ARRA is an extraordinary response to a crisis unlike any since the Great Depression, and it includes measures to modernize our nation's infrastructure, enhance energy independence, expand educational opportunities, preserve and improve affordable health care, provide tax relief, and protect those in greatest need.

As part of this legislation, Congress provided the Social Security Administration's Office of the Inspector General with $2 million for oversight and audit of programs, projects and activities funded in ARRA. Our audit work will assess whether funds were used for authorized purposes and also identify instances of fraud, waste, error, and abuse. Our audit work began in March 2009. These funds are available through September 30, 2012.

For information on all government agencies’ spending under ARRA, please visit www.recovery.gov.

Joint Oversight Hearing on the Recovery Act Project to Replace the Social Security Administration's National Computer Center

DATE: Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Impact of State Budget Issues on the Social Security Administration's Disability Programs

DATE: Wednesday, November 18, 2009
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

The Office of Operations' Staffing Plans Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

DATE: Tuesday, November 17, 2009
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Data Quality Reviews

DATE: Friday, October 30, 2009
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

Office of Acquisition and Grants' Staffing to Process American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Acquisitions

DATE: Wednesday, October 28, 2009
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

Funding for Health Information Technology under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

DATE: Friday, July 31, 2009
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

Administrative Expenses Incurred to Provide Economic Recovery Payments

DATE: Wednesday, July 1, 2009
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

Congressional Response Report: The Social Security Administration's Information Technology Strategic Planning

DATE: Monday, June 29, 2009
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

Social Security Administration's Disaster Recovery Process (Limited Distribution)

DATE: Friday, June 5, 2009
pdf download View the PDF
View the Text

Economic Recovery Payments for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Beneficiaries

DATE: Friday, May 15, 2009
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

Pages