The Social Security Administration's Compliance with the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2012 in the Fiscal Year 2019 Agency Financial Report

Date: 
Monday, May 11, 2020
Management Challenge: 
Report Number: 
A-15-19-50842
Report Type: 
Audit Report
Office Affiliation: 

Our objective was 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 the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 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.