Mandatory Reviews

The Social Security Administration's Information Security Program and Practices for Fiscal Year 2020

Date: 
Friday, October 23, 2020
Management Challenge: 

The objective of the performance audit was to determine whether SSA's overall information security program and practices were effective and consistent with Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 (FISMA) requirements, as defined by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Date: 
Fri, 10/23/2020

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: 

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.

Date: 
Mon, 05/11/2020

The Social Security Administration’s Reporting of High-dollar Overpayments in Fiscal Year 2019 Under Executive Order 13520

Date: 
Friday, December 6, 2019
Management Challenge: 

We issued this report to determine whether the (1) method the Social Security Administration used to identify high-dollar overpayments detected overpayments that met Executive Order 13520 criteria and (2) Agency complied with all requirements of the Executive Order.

Date: 
Fri, 12/06/2019

The Social Security Administration's Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2019

Date: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Management Challenge: 

Our objective was to fulfill our responsibilities under Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 (CFO Act) (Pub. L. No. 101-576) and related legislation, we monitored Grant Thornton LLP's audit of the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 financial statements to ensure the quality of the audit work performed was adequate.

Date: 
Tue, 11/12/2019

Fiscal Year 2019 Inspector General’s Statement on the Social Security Administration’s Major Management and Performance Challenges

Date: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Management Challenge: 

Our objective was to summarize and assess the most serious management and performance challenges facing the Social Security Administration (SSA).

Date: 
Tue, 11/12/2019

The Social Security Administration’s Compliance with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act as of 2019

Date: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Management Challenge: 

Our objective was to assess the (1) completeness, accuracy, timeliness, and quality of Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 first quarter financial and award data the Social Security Administration (SSA) submitted for publication on USASpending.gov and (2) Agency’s implementation and use of the Government-wide financial data standards established by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Department of the Treasury (Treasury).

Date: 
Tue, 11/05/2019

The Social Security Administration's Information Security Program and Practices for Fiscal Year 2019 (Limited Distribution)

Date: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Management Challenge: 

 Our objective was to determine whether the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) overall information security program and practices were effective and consistent with the requirements of the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 (FISMA), as defined by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Date: 
Thu, 10/31/2019

Mandatory Reviews

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The Social Security Administration's Information Security Program and Practices for Fiscal Year 2020

DATE: Friday, October 23, 2020
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Fiscal Year 2019 Risk Assessment of the Social Security Administration's Charge Card Programs

DATE: Tuesday, October 6, 2020
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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
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The Social Security Administration’s Reporting of High-dollar Overpayments in Fiscal Year 2019 Under Executive Order 13520

DATE: Friday, December 6, 2019
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The Social Security Administration's Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2019

DATE: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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Fiscal Year 2019 Inspector General’s Statement on the Social Security Administration’s Major Management and Performance Challenges

DATE: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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The Social Security Administration’s Compliance with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act as of 2019

DATE: Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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The Social Security Administration's Information Security Program and Practices for Fiscal Year 2019 (Limited Distribution)

DATE: Thursday, October 31, 2019
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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
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Fiscal Year 2018 Risk Assessment of the Social Security Administration's Charge Card Programs

DATE: Thursday, January 24, 2019
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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: 

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.

Date: 
Mon, 05/20/2019

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