The Social Security Administration’s Compliance with the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act of 2012 in the Fiscal Year 2018 Agency Financial Report

Date: 
Monday, May 20, 2019
Management Challenge: 
Report Number: 
A-15-18-50678
Report Type: 
Audit Report
Office Affiliation: 

We issued this to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) met all requirements of the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act of 2012 (IPERIA) and applicable guidance in the Payment Integrity section of its Fiscal Year 2018 Agency Financial Report (AFR). In addition, we evaluated the Agency’s (1) accuracy and completeness of reporting and (2) performance in reducing and recapturing improper payments.