Since assuming his role in 2004, the Inspector General has intensified efforts to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse in SSA’s programs.
When our audit work reveals critical issues, spurs corrective actions, and is commended by our peers, we know we’re doing our job.
OIG auditors recently examined the relationship between state unemployment rates and SSA’s disability programs.
Occasionally, our audits receive attention from the media, including a recent report on SSI recipients and Russian pensions.
We wanted to take a moment to explain what exactly the Annual Audit Work Plan plan is, and how we create it.
All of our everyday efforts, including the responses to unforeseen events, illustrate the extraordinary work of OIG employees.
OIG employees recently received three CIGIE Awards for Excellence. These awards were given for identifying and achieving savings for Social Security programs—and ultimately, for taxpayers.
One of our highest priorities is to make sure that representative payees are complying with laws and regulations, and not misusing the benefits SSA trusts them to manage.
Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn reacts to an OIG report on the integrity of SSA's death records.
Starting with this post, we're going to blog occasionally about an Office of Audit report that gets a lot of interest online.