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Review of HHS Inspector General's Report on California's Refugee Resettlement Program
HRD-85-41: Published: Feb 28, 1985. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Inspector General's (IG) audit of federal payments to California for its Resettlement Program. The IG audit concluded that almost $34 million of the $256 million California received did not qualify for federal funding. GAO examined the IG audit methodology and the conclusions that were reached.GAO f...
SSA Needs To Determine the Cost Effectiveness of the SSI Redetermination Process and To Implement Recommendations Made for Eliminating Erroneous Payments
HRD-82-126: Published: Sep 2, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 2, 1982.
GAO reported on a survey of the cost effectiveness of the Social Security Administration's (SSA) procedures and practices for redetermining a Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipient's continued eligibility and correct benefit amount to determine whether improvements in the process are needed.GAO found that SSA needs alternative mechanisms to supplement the redetermination process for identify...
Legislative and Administrative Changes To Improve Verification of Welfare Recipients' Income Could Save Hundreds of Millions
HRD-82-9: Published: Jan 14, 1982. Publicly Released: Jan 14, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the manner in which income and asset information is used and verified by administering agencies to determine eligibility for federal assistance programs which provide benefits to needy individuals and families.GAO found that: (1) underreporting of income and assets by recipients of benefits from needs-based programs, whether deliberate or otherwise...
More Diligent Followup Needed To Weed Out Ineligible SSA Disability Beneficiaries
HRD-81-48: Published: Mar 3, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 1981.
The Disability Insurance program (DI), administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA), was established in 1954 to prevent the erosion of retirement benefits of wage earners who become disabled and are prevented from continuing payments into their social security account. The program was expanded in 1956 to authorize cash benefit payments to the disabled. Applications for disability benef...