An OIG-recommended Social Security initiative identifies deceased Social Security beneficiaries, stops their benefits, and refers possible fraud for investigation.
Can you live outside the United States and receive Social Security benefits? It’s a commonly asked question, and it’s an issue we addressed in a recent audit report.
SSA’s programs are vast and complex, so in the OIG, we have a lot of areas to review—but how do we come up with specific audits?
Has Social Security ever told you (or a family member) that your benefit payment amount was too high, you were overpaid, and you owe money to the Agency?
As explained on TV and on Capitol Hill this week, complex issues surround death reporting on local, state, and Federal levels
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.