Income Security Issues:
Issue Area Plan for Fiscal Years 1998 and 1999
IAP-98-8, Jun 1, 1998
GAO presented its Income Security Issues issue area plan for fiscal years 1998 and 1999.
GAO plans to examine: (1) public funds for income security programs are spent efficiently and protected from fraud and abuse; (2) the Social Security Administration's service to the public with constrained resources; (3) the adequacy of social security, and public and private pension systems for future retirees; (4) the nation's disability programs to ensure the validity of the determination process and encourage work; (5) the implementation of the 1996 welfare reform legislation; and (6) government efforts to protect children's welfare.