Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.


The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Congressional Response Report: Progress in Developing the Disability Case Processing System as of November 2016

December 02, 2016

Office Affiliation: The Office of Audit

Audit Report Number: A-14-17-50174

 We issued this report to evaluate the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) progress toward developing and implementing its Disability Case Processing System (DCPS) as of November 2016.

SSA partners with State disability determination services (DDS) to evaluate disability claims and make disability determinations. The DDSs use various customized systems to process disability cases.

DCPS is an SSA initiative to develop a common system the Agency expects will simplify system support and maintenance, improve the speed and quality of the disability process, and reduce the overall growth rate of infrastructure costs.

Read the full report

Read the summary report

Looking for U.S. government information and services?