Improve Transparency and Accountability

Reviews of the Use of Official Time and Partnership Activities at the Social Security Administration

Date: 
Wednesday, July 22, 1998

Chairman Bunning and members of the Subcommittee, thank you for inviting me to appear today to discuss our reviews of official time and Partnership activities at the Social Security Administration (SSA).

In response to a request from this Subcommittee, we reviewed official time and Partnership activities at SSA as a follow up to an earlier General Accounting Office report. Although our interviews with over 100 managers and union representatives were revealing, we encountered a delay in obtaining necessary information.

Date: 
Wed, 07/22/1998

The Top Three Management Challenges Facing the Social Security Administration

Date: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2002

Good morning, Chairman Regula, Mr. Obey, and members of the Subcommittee. It is a pleasure to be here today to discuss the top three management challenges facing the Social Security Administration as Congress considers the Federal budget for fiscal year 2003.

Date: 
Tue, 02/26/2002

Challenges Facing the New Commissioner

Date: 
Thursday, May 2, 2002

Good morning. It is a pleasure to be here today with Ms. Barnhart to discuss some of the challenges that face her as Commissioner of Social Security. Certainly no Commissioner has ever entered office facing greater challenges:

- The first wave of baby boomers is on the cusp of retirement, increasing the Social Security Administration's (SSA) workload even as it decreases SSA's workforce and threatens the solvency of the Trust Fund.

Date: 
Thu, 05/02/2002

The Three Management Challenges Facing the Social Security Administration

Date: 
Tuesday, March 4, 2003

Good morning, Chairman Regula, Ranking Member Obey, and members of the Subcommittee. It is a pleasure to appear here today to discuss the fiscal year (FY) 2004 President's Budget request for the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Office of the Inspector General. I will discuss how this funding level will support our ongoing work in addressing several of the top management challenges facing Social Security.

Date: 
Tue, 03/04/2003

Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation

Date: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2003

Good morning, Chairman Graham, Senator Biden, and members of the Subcommittee. Thank you for the opportunity to discuss with you today some of the scams perpetrated against the nation’s seniors, and some of the actions my office has undertaken to detect them or prevent them from occurring in the first place.

Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2003

Audit Work Plan Fiscal Year 2004

Date: 
Wednesday, October 1, 2003

Contents
Executive Overview
Social Security Number Integrity and Protection
Management of the Disability Process
Improper Payments
Budget and Performance Integration
Critical Infrastrucure Protection and Systems Security
Service Delivery
Alphabetical Index
Management Challenge Index

 

Date: 
Wed, 10/01/2003

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