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

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Friday, June 1, 2018, In : Advocacy 

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

 

Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Debtors Who Were Not Current on an Installment Agreement

Management Issue: Reduce Improper Payments and Increase Overpayment Recoveries 

Report Number: A-04-18-50265

 

Single Audit of the State of Tennessee for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2017

Management Issue: Strengthen Planning, Transparency, and Accountabi...


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

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Saturday, May 26, 2018, In : Advocacy 

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

Single Audit of the State of Delaware for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2017

Management Issue: Strengthen Planning, Transparency, and Accountability 

Report Number: A-77-18-00008

 

Single Audit of the State of Washington for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2017

Management Issue: Strengthen Planning, Transparency, and Accountability 

Report Number: A-77-18-00...


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SSA's Update From The Office of the Chief Actuary

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Saturday, May 26, 2018, In : Advocacy 

Office of the Chief Actuary’s website at https://www.socialsecurity.gov/OACT/NOTES/n2010s.html:

  • May 2018 – Actuarial Note No.159: Probability of Death While Pending An Administrative Law Judge Determination 

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May Is Mental Health Awareness Month!

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Sunday, May 13, 2018, In : Advocacy 


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

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Saturday, May 5, 2018, In : Advocacy 

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

Workload Review of the Office of Hearings Operations' Atlanta and New York Regions

Management Issue: Improve Administration of the Disability Programs 

Report Number: A-12-18-50285

 

The Social Security Administration’s Compliance with the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act of 2012 in the Fiscal Year 2017 Agency Financial Report

Man...


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Trump Is Doing Secret Hits To Public Assistance Programs

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Sunday, April 15, 2018, In : Advocacy 
http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/383106-trump-order-targets-wide-swathe-of-public-assistance-programs

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

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Friday, March 23, 2018, In : Advocacy 

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

Progress in Developing the Disability Case Processing System as of February 2018 (Congressional Response Report)

Management Issue: Modernize Information Technology Infrastructure 

Report Number: A-14-17-50291

 

Using Nursing Home Data to Determine Suitability of Representative Payees

Management Issue: Strengthen Planning, Transparency, and Accountability

Re...


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How Special Payments After You Retire Affect Your Social Security Benefit(s)

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Friday, March 23, 2018, In : Advocacy 
https://blog.ssa.gov/how-special-payments-after-you-retire-affect-your-social-security-benefit/

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Staten Island Pride Center Is Wrongfully Barred From The Staten Island St. Patrick's Day Parade

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Friday, March 2, 2018, In : Advocacy 
http://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2018/02/28/lgbt-group-says-it-has-been-barred-from-the-staten-island-st-patricks-day-parade

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

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, In : Advocacy 

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

Removal of Self-employment Income and the Impact on Social Security Benefits

Management Issue: Strengthen the Integrity and Protection of the Social Security Number

Report Number: A-03-16-50102

 

Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency Purchase Card Project

Management Issue: Strengthen Planning, Transparency, and Accountability

Report ...


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SSA Collaborates With ASW

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, In : Advocacy 
https://blog.socialsecurity.gov/social-security-collaborates-with-america-saves-week/

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4 Steps To Launching A Successful Employee Advocacy Program

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Sunday, February 18, 2018, In : Advocacy 
https://maximizesocialbusiness.com/4-steps-to-launching-a-successful-employee-advocacy-program-26369/

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Dee Norton Advocacy Center Raises $575,000.00 At Annual Dinner Auction

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Sunday, February 18, 2018, In : Advocacy 
crbjbizwire.com/dee-norton-child-advocacy-center-raises-575000-at-annual-dinner-auction/

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Audit Report Updates From SSA's Office of the I.G.

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, In : Advocacy 

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

Customer Wait Times in the Social Security Administration's Field Offices

Management Issue: Improve Customer Service

Report Number: A-04-18-50260

 

Congressional Response Report: Contractor's Market Research and Analysis for the Disability Case Processing System

Management Issue: Modernize Information Technology Infrastructure 

Report Number: A-14-18-50506

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What Is Advocacy? What Does It Mean?

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Sunday, February 11, 2018, In : Advocacy 
https://www.disabilityrightstn.org/resources/news/february-2018/public-policy-advocacy-what-is-it

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Update From SSA's Office of the Chief Actuary

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Saturday, February 10, 2018, In : Advocacy 

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

  • January 31, 2018 Estimates of the Financial Effects on Social Security of H.R. 4584, the “Student Security Act of 2017,” introduced on December 7, 2017 by Representative Thomas Garrett

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Global Healthcare Movement

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Monday, February 5, 2018, In : Advocacy 
http://insulinnation.com/living/315746/

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DIA Supporter List

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Monday, February 5, 2018, In : Advocacy 
http://www.disabilityintegrationact.org/dia-supporter-list/

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Feral Cat Advocates Lying About Science?

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Thursday, February 1, 2018, In : Advocacy 
https://www.buzzfeed.com/danvergano/feral-cats-birds-science-denial?utm_term=.erkVkwLwg#.siGzG6x6R

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Gagging Charities Equal Gagging Communities

Posted by Anthony Lorito-Duke on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, In : Advocacy 
https://probonoaustralia.com.au/news/2018/01/gagging-charities-equals-gagging-communities/

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