Supplemental security income (31 - 33 of 33 items)
The Social Security Administration Needs To Improve Its Disability Claims Process
HRD-78-40: Published: Feb 16, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 1978.
The Social Security Administration's (SSA) procedures for processing approved disability insurance claims were reviewed to determine if the process could be improved. The review covered claims processing steps at the Bureau of Disability Insurance and at district offices and included an analysis of a sample of 498 approved disability insurance claims processed by 15 SSA district offices.The disabi...
Replacing Lost or Stolen Government Checks: Expedited Service Versus Costs and Risks
GGD-77-65: Published: Jul 19, 1977. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 1977.
The Department of the Treasury and other agencies are developing data on the timeliness, costs, and risks of various alternatives for replacing lost or stolen checks with a minimum of hardship for the recipients and without incurring excessive costs and risks for the government.Because the Supplemental Security Income Program serves the needy, Treasury expedites its claims for replacement checks....
Supplemental Security Income Payment Errors Can Be Reduced
HRD-76-159: Published: Nov 18, 1976. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 1976.
The Social Security Administration's management of the Supplemental Security Income (SSA) program was reviewed to determine the causes of problems resulting in over $1 billion in erroneous payments in 2 years. A principal cause of errors is a lack of accurate information on income of recipients from other federal agencies. This information is used in determining eligibility and benefit payment amo...