The OIG plays a critical role in overseeing SSA’s efforts to secure its information systems and protect Americans’ personal information.
Underpayments, or funds that SSA should have paid but did not, are just as important to us as overpayments, which is when SSA pays too much.
SSA continues to support the expansion of Electronic Death Registration across the country to improve death record accuracy.
An OIG-recommended Social Security initiative identifies deceased Social Security beneficiaries, stops their benefits, and refers possible fraud for investigation.
Can you live outside the United States and receive Social Security benefits? It’s a commonly asked question, and it’s an issue we addressed in a recent audit report.
SSA’s programs are vast and complex, so in the OIG, we have a lot of areas to review—but how do we come up with specific audits?
Has Social Security ever told you (or a family member) that your benefit payment amount was too high, you were overpaid, and you owe money to the Agency?
As explained on TV and on Capitol Hill this week, complex issues surround death reporting on local, state, and Federal levels
Since assuming his role in 2004, the Inspector General has intensified efforts to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse in SSA’s programs.
When our audit work reveals critical issues, spurs corrective actions, and is commended by our peers, we know we’re doing our job.