Hearing on an investigation of the Social Security Administration’s disability programs

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations held a hearing on its investigation of the Social Security Administration’s disability programs. As stated in the hearing notice, the Subcommittee examined “issues related to the quality of disability benefit awards involving 300 case files of claimants under the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplement Security Income (SSI) programs involving initial applications and subsequent levels of appeal.” The Committee issued a Minority Staff Report summarizing its findings and recommendations, and has indicated that it plans to continue to review and examine the Social Security disability programs. Visit the Committee web site for hearing materials and video.

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