Transparency and Accountability

Congress Moves to Strengthen Representative Payee Program

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Senior Care
Lawmakers recently introduced legislation to improve SSA's management and oversight of the representative payee program.

4 Numbers to Know from the OIG’s Fall Semiannual Report

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Friday, December 15, 2017
Fall Semiannual Report to Congress
Four numbers that highlight our investigative, audit, and legal accomplishments from the recent reporting period.

Congress Focuses on SSA’s Representative Payee Program

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Handshake
While the vast majority of SSA's representative payees properly manage beneficiary funds, the threat of payee misuse remains.

New Law Strengthens Inspector General Independence

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Legislation
The Inspector General Empowerment Act of 2016 includes several provisions designed to support IG oversight efforts.

Congress Supports, Encourages Whistleblower Efforts

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Whistleblower
The Senate recently passed a bipartisan resolution that designates July 30, 2016 as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.

SSA Cybersecurity a Priority for the OIG, Congress

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Cybersecurity
The OIG plays a critical role in overseeing SSA’s efforts to secure its information systems and protect Americans’ personal information.

Inspector General O’Carroll Joins National Academy of Public Administration

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Monday, December 7, 2015
Pat O'Carroll
NAPA is an independent, non-profit, and non-partisan organization, chartered by Congress to help government agencies address critical management challenges.

Securing and Protecting Social Security Fraud Allegations

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Monday, June 8, 2015
Data Protection
We take data protection and privacy rights seriously, so everything you submit through our website is fully encrypted.

SSA/OIG Tops Brookings Report on OIGs' Return-on-Investment

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Friday, June 5, 2015
Return-on-Investment
A Brookings Institution report found when Congress cuts OIG budgets, it costs the government money and contributes to the Federal deficit.

Miami Beach Police, Labor OIG Operation Takes Dangerous Turn

Posted by: The Communications Division
DATE:
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Arrest
All law enforcement professionals, including OIG special agents, can find themselves in dangerous situations at any time while on duty.

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