Persons with disabilities (41 - 44 of 44 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...
Supplemental Security Income Computerized System Development Process
HRD-80-5: Published: Oct 16, 1979. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1979.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) needs to develop a structured and planned approach for managing and controlling the design, development, and modification of its Supplemental Security Income (SSI) computerized system. The system is used to help maintain beneficiary information and administer benefit payments to over 4 million needy aged, blind, and disabled individuals. Erroneous payments...
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...
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...