Improve Administration of the Disability Programs

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Administrative Costs Claimed by the District of Columbia Disability Determination Services

Date: 
Monday, August 5, 2019

We issued this to evaluate internal controls over the accounting and reporting of administrative costs and determine whether the administrative costs claimed by the District of Columbia Disability Determination Division (DC-DDD) for Fiscal Years (FY) 2016 and 2017 were allowable and properly allocated.

Date: 
Mon, 08/05/2019

Single Audit of the State of California for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2018

Date: 
Friday, August 2, 2019

We issued this to report internal control weaknesses, noncompliance issues, and unallowable costs identified in the single audit to the Social Security Administration (SSA) for resolution.

Date: 
Fri, 08/02/2019

Single Audit of the State of Michigan for the Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2018

Date: 
Thursday, July 25, 2019

We issued this to report internal control weaknesses, noncompliance issues, and unallowable costs identified in the single audit to the Social Security Administration for resolution.

Date: 
Thu, 07/25/2019

The Social Security Administration’s Use of Averaging When It Determined Substantial Gainful Activity for Disabled Beneficiaries

Date: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

We issued this to determine whether the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) policy for averaging earnings ensured staff made accurate and consistent substantial gainful activity (SGA) determinations.

Date: 
Wed, 06/26/2019

Medical Improvement Review Standard Exceptions Other Than Failure to Cooperate

Date: 
Thursday, June 6, 2019

We issued this to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) properly used Medical Improvement Review Standard (MIRS) exceptions, other than failure to cooperate, during continuing disability reviews (CDR) conducted in Calendar Year 2017.

Date: 
Thu, 06/06/2019

The Social Security Administration’s Use of INSIGHT Software to Identify Potential Anomalies in Hearing Decisions

Date: 
Friday, April 19, 2019

We issued this report to assess the Social Security Administration’s use of Insight software to identify potential anomalies in hearing decisions.

Date: 
Fri, 04/19/2019

Accuracy of Disability Entitlement Dates for Primary Beneficiaries Who Previously Filed Disability Claims

Date: 
Friday, December 21, 2018

Our objective was to determine whether the Social Security Administration accurately established entitlement dates for primary beneficiaries who applied for Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB) in Fiscal Years 2015 and 2016 and had previously filed DIB claims.

Date: 
Fri, 12/21/2018

The Social Security Administration’s Programs and Projects that Assist Beneficiaries in Returning to Work

Date: 
Monday, November 5, 2018

Our objectives were to evaluate the Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency (TTW) and Plan to Achieve Self-Support (PASS) programs and Benefit Offset National Demonstration (BOND) project. We determined the (1) costs versus savings and (2) number of beneficiaries who have used these incentives.

Date: 
Mon, 11/05/2018

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