SSA's Social Security News

July 20, 2017
Social Security Administration’s Social Security News page. This information recently has been updated and is now available.

 

Social Security and Johns Hopkins Medicine Collaboration Makes Social Security Disability Process More Efficient


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Social Security 2017 Trustees Report

July 16, 2017
https://blog.socialsecurity.gov/social-security-2017-trustees-report/

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Stocks In Asia Gain As U.S. Jobs Data Beat

July 10, 2017
http://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/09/asia-markets-china-inflation-data-in-focus.html

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EU & Japan Trade Pact Big Deal

July 8, 2017
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/eu-japan-trade-pact-big-deal-trump-205202504.html

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Harvard Social Club Expels Women & Reverts To All Men

July 8, 2017
http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/harvard-social-club-expels-women-reverts-to-all-men/ar-BBDXJZc?OCID=ansmsnnews11

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18 States Sue U.S. Education Secretary DeVos

July 6, 2017
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2017/07/06/states-sue-education-secretary-devos-delaying-student-protection-rules/455302001/

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Audit Report Update(s) From SSA's Office of the I.G.

July 1, 2017
Audit Reports from the SSA Office of the Inspector General. The following information has recently been updated and is now available. 

Controls over Death Underpayments Paid to Non-beneficiaries

Management Issue: Reduce Improper Payments and Increase Overpayment

Report Number: A-09-16-50114

 

Supplemental Security Income Recipients Who Have Life Insurance Policies with Cash Surrender Values

Management Issue: Reduce Improper Payments and Increase Overpayment Recoveries

Report Number: A-02-16...


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Higher Education Is Undergoing A Major Change!

July 1, 2017
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/decade-ahead-promises-great-change-higher-education-jeff-selingo?trk=eml-email_feed_ecosystem_digest_01-hero-0-null&midToken=AQGjlh6HYDOLOg&fromEmail=fromEmail&ut=3F9zlrErTwcnQ1

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Update(s) From SSA's Office of the Chief Actuary

June 19, 2017

The following update is now available on the Office of the Chief Actuary’s website at http://www.socialsecurity.gov/OACT/solvency/index.html:

  • June 8, 2017 Estimates of the Financial Effects on Social Security of H.R. 2855, the “Social Security for Future Generations Act of 2017,” introduced on June 8, 2017 by Representative Al Lawson

 

Please email actuary@ssa.gov if you have any questions or concerns.
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Audit Report Update(s) From SSA's Office of the I.G.

June 19, 2017
Audit Reports from the SSA Office of the Inspector General. The following information has recently been updated and is now available. 

Supplemental Security Income Overpayments Resulting from the Goldberg-Kelly Procedures

Management Issue: Reduce Improper Payments and Increase Overpayment Recoveries  

Report Number: A-01-14-34091

 

Single Audit of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Department of the Family for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2016

Management Issue: Strengthen Planning, Transpare...


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