Disabilities (41 - 42 of 42 items)
Social Security Administration's Program for Reviewing the Disability of Persons with Mental Impairments
121582: May 20, 1983
GAO discussed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) process for determining whether persons with mental impairments qualify for disability under the two SSA disability programs. The adjudicative process is carried out by the States according to SSA guidelines and instructions. GAO found that, although the adjudicative process needs to be more critical of individual's problems, many of the ind...
Discontinuing Social Security's Currently Insured Benefit Provision Would Save Millions and Eliminate Inequities
HRD-82-51: Published: Apr 23, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 23, 1982.
GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) eligibility insurance provisions, known as the currently insured provision.The currently insured benefit eligibility insurance provision no longer has relevance. Discontinuance of the provision could save SSA trust funds about $180 million through 1990 and will not affect survivors now receiving benefits. Further, discontinuance will end some...