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Rehabilitating Blind and Disabled Supplemental Security Income Recipients: Federal Role Needs Assessing
HRD-79-5: Published: Jun 6, 1979. Publicly Released: Jun 6, 1979.
The Social Security Amendments of 1972 authorized the use of federal funds to pay for states' costs for vocational rehabilitation services for blind and disabled Supplemental Security Income recipients. Two agencies of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) manage the program. The Social Security Administration (SSA) is responsible for establishing policies on referring the blind a...
Erroneous Supplemental Security Income Payments Result From Problems in Processing Changes in Recipients' Circumstances
HRD-79-4: Published: Feb 16, 1979. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 1979.
Eligibility for federally administered Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits is based on a continuing need for financial assistance. Once eligibility for assistance is established, recipients must report changes in income, resources, or other circumstances that could affect the recipient's benefit payment amount or continued eligibility. If any of this information is not promptly and correct...
Review of the Eligibility of Persons Converted From State Disability Rolls to the Supplemental Security Income Program
HRD-78-97: Published: Apr 18, 1978. Publicly Released: Apr 18, 1978.
Social Security Administration's (SSA) activities relating to an assessment of the continued medical eligibility of over 2 million disabled Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients were reviewed. SSA was asked to evaluate two samples of SSI disabled recipients including an evaluation of: (1) medical evidence supporting the disability determination of 402 recipients who were converted to the S...