Content on is being reviewed based on the transition in Administrations, and will be updated to reflect the new policy and management priorities. The report says that when Senate staffers and the Social Security Administration’s Office of the Inspector General began an investigation based on tips from whistle blowers, Attorney Conn and Judge Daugherty began communicating with disposable, pre-paid cell phones.
My name is Kathy Meinhardt and I am here today representing the nearly 800 managers in the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in my role as Principle Executive Officer for the Federal Managers Association Chapter 275.
For SSI: Certified copy of birth certificate; information about mortgage or lease and landlords name; payroll slips, insurance policies, car registration, burial fund records; savings account passbook, checking account register and last statement; complete names, addresses, and phone numbers of all doctors and hospitals that have rendered treatment.
To ensure consistent and efficient treatment of Social Security beneficiaries across its vast bureaucracy, SSA has compiled a giant book known as the Program Operations Manual System (POMS) which governs practically all aspects of SSA’s internal operations.
Bunning is now in the Senate, his party is no longer in control of Congress and the Ranking Minority Member of the Finance Committee seems to agree that budget is the key to better performance at Social Security, so Bunning’s views, while still important, are not controlling.