While the vast majority of SSA's representative payees properly manage beneficiary funds, the threat of payee misuse remains.
Transparency and Accountability
The Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2016 includes several provisions designed to support IG oversight efforts.
The Senate recently passed a bipartisan resolution that designates July 30, 2016 as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
The OIG plays a critical role in overseeing SSA’s efforts to secure its information systems and protect Americans’ personal information.
NAPA is an independent, non-profit, and non-partisan organization, chartered by Congress to help government agencies address critical management challenges.
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A Brookings Institution report found when Congress cuts OIG budgets, it costs the government money and contributes to the Federal deficit.
All law enforcement professionals, including OIG special agents, can find themselves in dangerous situations at any time while on duty.
Since assuming his role in 2004, the Inspector General has intensified efforts to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse in SSA’s programs.
We hold in the highest regard our mission to protect our agents, Social Security employees, and the general public from those who would do them harm.