Improve the Timeliness and Quality of the Disability Process

Single Audit of the State of Connecticut for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

Date: 
Monday, July 27, 2015

The Connecticut Auditors of Public Accounts conducted the single audit of the State of Connecticut. SSA is responsible for resolving single audit findings related to its Disability programs.

The Connecticut Disability Determination Services (DDS) performs disability determinations under SSA’s Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income programs in accordance with Federal regulations. The Department of Social Services (DSS) is the DDS’ parent agency.

Date: 
Mon, 07/27/2015

Single Audit of the State of Indiana for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

Date: 
Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Indiana Board of Accounts conducted the single audit of the State of Indiana. SSA is responsible for resolving single audit findings related to its Disability programs. The Family and Social Services Administration is the Indiana Disability Determination Services’ parent agency. The objective of this audit was to report internal control weaknesses, noncompliance issues, and unallowable costs identified in the single audit to SSA for resolution action.

Date: 
Thu, 07/23/2015

Single Audit of the State of Arizona for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

Date: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The Arizona Auditor General conducted the single audit of the State of Arizona. SSA is responsible for resolving single audit findings related to its Disability programs. The Department of Economic Security (DES) is the Arizona Disability Determination Services’ parent agency. Our objective was to report internal control weaknesses, noncompliance issues, and unallowable costs identified in the single audit to SSA for resolution action.

Date: 
Wed, 07/08/2015

Single Audit of the State of Nebraska for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

Date: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2015

The Nebraska Auditor of Public Accounts conducted the single audit of the State of Nebraska. SSA is responsible for resolving single audit findings related to its Disability programs. The Nebraska Department of Education is the Nebraska Disability Determination Section’s  parent agency.  Our objective was to report internal control weaknesses, noncompliance issues, and unallowable costs identified in the single audit to SSA for resolution action.

Date: 
Wed, 07/08/2015

Accuracy of Claimant Representative Fees Paid on Title XVI Claims

Date: 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The Supplemental Security Income program is administered under Title XVI of the Social Security Act. The basic purpose of Title XVI is to provide a minimum level of support to qualified individuals who are blind, disabled, or aged and who have limited income and resources. To assist with obtaining Title XVI payments, claimants may appoint a qualified representative (attorney or non-attorney) to act on their behalf in matters before SSA.

Date: 
Wed, 06/17/2015

Single Audit of the State of Michigan for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2013

Date: 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Michigan Auditor General conducted the single audit of the State of Michigan. SSA is responsible for resolving single audit findings related to its Disability programs. Department of Human Services is the Michigan Disability Determination Services’ parent agency. The objective of our audit is to report internal control weaknesses, noncompliance issues, and unallowable costs identified in the single audit to Social Security Administration for resolution action.

Date: 
Wed, 06/17/2015

Single Audit of the State of Washington for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

Date: 
Thursday, June 4, 2015

The Washington State Auditor conducted the single audit of the State of Washington. SSA is responsible for resolving single audit findings related to its disability programs. The Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) is the Washington Division of Disability Determination Services’ (DDDS) parent agency.

The objective of this report is to report internal control weaknesses, noncompliance issues, and unallowable costs identified in the single audit to SSA for resolution.

Date: 
Thu, 06/04/2015

Indirect Costs Claimed by the Oregon Disability Determination Services

Date: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Disability determinations under the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income programs are performed by disability determination services (DDS) in each State in accordance with Federal regulations. Each DDS is responsible for determining claimants’ disabilities and ensuring adequate evidence is available to support its determinations.

Date: 
Tue, 06/02/2015

Disability Determination Services Processing Times

Date: 
Friday, May 8, 2015

We are issuing this report to convey information related to State disability determination services (DDS) with Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 average processing times for initial disability claims that were outside the typical range of DDS processing times.

Date: 
Fri, 05/08/2015

The Social Security Administration’s Expansion of Health Information Technology

Date: 
Friday, May 1, 2015

SSA’s Medical Evidence Gathering and Analysis Through Health IT (MEGAHIT) system automatically obtains electronic records from SSA’s partners in minutes.

Date: 
Fri, 05/01/2015

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