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MDRC Contract Close Out on Contract Number SS00-06-60075

Date: 
Thursday, April 3, 2014

The Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Office of Acquisition and Grants (OAG) awarded MDRC a $46.3-million, cost-plus-fixed-fee (CPFF) contract, Contract Number SS00-06-60075. The Accelerated Benefits demonstration contract conducted technical assistance for SSA in implementing and evaluating a national demonstration program that will provide an immediate medical benefits package and employment supports to certain beneficiaries upon approval of their Disability Insurance claim.

Date: 
Thu, 04/03/2014

Unused Facilities and Capacity at Social Security Administration Headquarters

Date: 
Friday, March 28, 2014

In May 2012, President Obama implemented a "Freeze the Footprint" (FTF) policy, which states that in each year, an agency shall not increase the size of its domestic real estate inventory.

Date: 
Fri, 03/28/2014

Fiscal Year 2013 Risk Assessment of SSA's Charge Card Programs

Date: 
Thursday, January 30, 2014

This report addresses the requirement that we complete a risk assessment of the Social Security Administration’s charge card programs. SSA has both purchase and travel card programs and uses centrally billed accounts (CBA) for travel. In Fiscal Year (FY) 2013, SSA reported about $59 million in purchase card use and about $14 million in travel card expenses. SSA does not use convenience checks or integrated charge cards, so our risk assessment only addresses purchase cards, travel cards, and CBAs.

Date: 
Thu, 01/30/2014

Single Audit of the State of Ohio for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2012

Date: 
Friday, January 10, 2014

 The Ohio State Auditor conducted the single audit of the State of Ohio. SSA is responsible for resolving single audit findings related to its Disability programs. The Rehabilitation Services Commission (RSC) is the Ohio Bureau of Disability Determination’s (BDD) 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: 
Fri, 01/10/2014

Single Audit of the State of North Carolina for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2012

Date: 
Monday, December 23, 2013

The North Carolina Office of the State Auditor conducted the single audit of the State of North Carolina. SSA is responsible for resolving single audit findings related to its Disability programs. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is the North Carolina Disability Determination Services’ (DDS) 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: 
Mon, 12/23/2013

Single Audit of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2012

Date: 
Friday, December 13, 2013

The Pennsylvania Auditor General and KPMG LLP conducted the single audit of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. SSA is responsible for resolving single audit findings related to its Disability programs. The Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) is the Pennsylvania Bureau of Disability Determination’s (BDD) parent agency.

Date: 
Fri, 12/13/2013

Single Audit of the Hawaii Department of Human Services for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2012

Date: 
Friday, December 13, 2013

N&K CPAs, Inc. conducted the single audit of the Hawaii Department of Human Services (DHS). SSA is responsible for resolving single audit findings related to its Disability programs. DHS is the Hawaii Disability Determination Branch’s parent agency.

The objective of this report was to report internal control weaknesses, noncompliance issues, and unallowable costs identified in the single audit to Social Security Administration for resolution action.

Date: 
Fri, 12/13/2013

Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Statement Audit of the Social Security Administration

Date: 
Monday, December 9, 2013

The CFO Act, as amended, requires that SSA’s Inspector General (IG) or an independent external auditor, as determined by the IG, audit SSA’s financial statements in accordance with applicable standards. Under a contract monitored by the Office of the Inspector General, Grant Thornton, LLP an independent certified public accounting firm, audited SSA’s Fiscal Year 2013 financial statements.

Date: 
Mon, 12/09/2013

Fiscal Year 2013 Inspector General Statement on the Social Security Administration’s Major Management and Performance Challenges

Date: 
Friday, December 6, 2013

The Reports Consolidation Act of 2000 requires that Inspectors General summarize and assess the most serious management and performance challenges facing agencies and the agencies’ progress in addressing those challenges.

Date: 
Fri, 12/06/2013

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