Improve the Timeliness and Quality of the Disability Process

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The Social Security Administration’s Listing of Impairments

Date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2015

 We are issuing this report to assess the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) efforts to update the Listing of Impairments (Listings) used to determine whether a person is disabled.

Date: 
Wed, 09/23/2015

Single Audit of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Department of the Family for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

Date: 
Friday, August 28, 2015

Valdes, Garcia, Marin & Martinez, LLP conducted the single audit of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Department of the Family (PRDF). SSA is responsible for resolving single audit findings related to its Disability programs. The PRDF is the disability determination services’ parent agency.

The objective of our audit was to report internal control weaknesses, noncompliance issues, and unallowable costs identified in the single audit to SSA for resolution action.

Date: 
Fri, 08/28/2015

Single Audit of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

Date: 
Thursday, August 27, 2015

The Pennsylvania Auditor General and KPMG LLP conducted the single audit of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. SSA is responsible for resolving single audit findings related to its Disability programs. The Department of Labor and Industry is the Pennsylvania Disability Determination Services’ parent agency.

 Our objective was to report internal control weaknesses, noncompliance issues, and unallowable costs identified in the single audit to SSA for resolution action.

Date: 
Thu, 08/27/2015

Single Audit of the State of Nevada for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

Date: 
Thursday, August 27, 2015

Eide Bailly LLP conducted the single audit of the State of Nevada. SSA is responsible for resolving single audit findings related to its Disability programs. The Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) is the Nevada Disability Determination Services’ parent agency.

Our objective was to report internal control weaknesses, noncompliance issues, and unallowable costs identified in the single audit to SSA for resolution action.

Date: 
Thu, 08/27/2015

Congressional Response Report: Failure to Follow Prescribed Treatment

Date: 
Friday, August 21, 2015

On December 12, 2014, we received a request from the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Social Security, Committee on Ways and Means, to provide information on how SSA ensures beneficiaries follow prescribed treatment.

Date: 
Fri, 08/21/2015

Single Audit of the State of New Jersey for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

Date: 
Friday, August 14, 2015

KPMG, LLP conducted the single audit of the State of New Jersey. SSA is responsible for resolving single audit findings related to its Disability programs. The Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD) is the New Jersey Disability Determination Services’ (DDS) parent agency.

Our objective was to report internal control weaknesses, noncompliance issues, and unallowable costs identified in the single audit to the Social Security Administration (SSA) for resolution action.

Date: 
Fri, 08/14/2015

Single Audit of the State of New Hampshire for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

Date: 
Friday, August 14, 2015

KPMG, LLP conducted the single audit of the State of New Hampshire. SSA is responsible for resolving single audit findings related to its Disability programs. The New Hampshire Department of Education (NHDE) is the New Hampshire Disability Determination Services’ parent agency.

Our objective was to report internal control weaknesses, noncompliance issues, and unallowable costs identified in the single audit to SSA for resolution action.

Date: 
Fri, 08/14/2015

Single Audit of the State of Connecticut for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

Date: 
Monday, July 27, 2015

The Connecticut Auditors of Public Accounts conducted the single audit of the State of Connecticut. SSA is responsible for resolving single audit findings related to its Disability programs.

The Connecticut Disability Determination Services (DDS) performs disability determinations under SSA’s Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income programs in accordance with Federal regulations. The Department of Social Services (DSS) is the DDS’ parent agency.

Date: 
Mon, 07/27/2015

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