Income Security Issues Issue Area Plan--Fiscal Years 1995-96
IAP-95-33: Published: Aug 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1995.
GAO presented its Income Security Issues issue area plan for fiscal years 1995 and 1996.
GAO plans to: (1) identify cost-saving opportunities in welfare, disability, and child support programs; (2) reduce fraud and abuse in disability programs through computer matching and fraud prevention programs; (3) examine ways to remove medically improved individuals from disability rolls; (4) identify ways to collect child support payments; (5) asses how well the Social Security Administration (SSA) serves the public and is reengineering its disability claims process; (6) study options for resolving SSA long-term funding problems; (7) evaluate whether defined contribution plans will provide retirement benefits comparable to those provided by defined benefit plans; (8) determine whether state and local government pension plans protect their participants' interests; (9) analyze medical and social changes that improve the work potential of disabled people; (10) identify strategies for reducing welfare dependency; and (11) assess family preservation efforts.