My idea is regarding an effort to increase the effectiveness of identifying Supplemental Security Income overpayments within SSA on a systematic basis. If feasible, it would be beneficial to have the Deptartment of Homeland Security (or other responsible agency) track when all U.S. residents exit/enter the country by means of their passport identification number (and/or any other pertinent, personal information). This ...more »
I suggest you actively target and reduce annual agency overpayments. Some agencies/programs have notoriously high overpayment rates. These agencies/programs should be the focus of immediate oversight to systematically reduce annual overpayments, which at the moment, account for almost a hundred billion dollars of losses/waste.
There are many disabled war Veterans who receive the Non Service Connected Pension from the VA. These Veterans are totally disabled so are usually without any income and have no financial resources or assets. Often they end up owing the VA large sums of money because they later begin collecting Social Security Disability(SSDI) payments and don’t notify the VA of this, so end up being overpaid by the VA because of the ...more »
Get Rid of T16 or place strong limitations on it. Too many people make a career on it.
Instead, on making a claimant call or go into an office to report a return to work, we should allow them to submit that on-line. This would allow a receipt or acknowledgement for the claimant that their return to work has been received by Social Security. It would also allow Social Security to follow-up and timely process this return to work before it becomes an overpayment. Social Security loses millions of dollars on ...more »