Social Security Administration

Streamlining the Overpayment Adjudication Process at SSA

I suggest you streamline the overpayment adjudication process. It would be more efficient to automatically address waiver in the adjudication of a claimant's challenge to an overpayment. This would reduce the number of hearings and ultimately requests for review. It would allow ALJ's to address all overpayment related issues in one step, instead of the current bifurcated process in which we handle overpayments and ...more »

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Social Security Administration

Case Tracking Website Allows Claimants to Check Status of SSI Disability Claim.

After an individual applies for SSI Disability benefits (Title 16), he/she calls the Social Security Administration’s 800 number or calls/visits the Field Office to inquire on the status of the claim. Some of these claims can take a long time to make it to the adjudication level, therefore the claimant or his/her representative will contact SSA numerous times through the waiting process. This current process is taxing ...more »

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Department of Homeland Security

DHS Personnel Security Consolidation

Recommend that the multiple DHS Personnel Security offices be consolidated into one office to improve the speed and efficiency of making suitability determinations and granting clearances. The argument that each component approaches suitability differently should be re-evaluated; the similarities certainly outweigh the differences, and consolidation will certainly reduce costs by eliminating management overhead. The ...more »

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Office of Personnel Management

Consolidate Clearance and suitability adjudications within one agency

consolidate security clearance and suitability adjudication within one agency - possibly OPM. If OPM is the agency responsible for background investigations, logically, they could also provide adjudication for those investigations. The security community should only be making determinations based off of ICD 704, 5 CFR 731 & 732, and E.O. 10450 and 12968 - yet each agency wants to make their own determinations and is ...more »

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