Social Security Administration (SSA) – The bill provides $12.5 billion for the administration of SSA activities – a decrease of $ 60 million from the fiscal year 2016 enacted level. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has a need to acquire expert services in the field of Industrial Organizational (I/) psychology or an equivalent field to develop a prototype work-side instrument for the purpose of conducting analyses of work that exists in the national economy… The size standard is $7M.
A large number of Social Security disability cases approved by certain judges lacked a well-supported rationale” for awarding benefits, the agency’s inspector general will say in a new report, potentially drawing renewed scrutiny to a program that grew sharply during the economic downturn.
Photographs (45,000 images):SSA personnel, conferences and conventions, beneficiaries, and social service programs; SSA personnel visiting rural and urban areas; Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and Harry S. Truman; and President Lyndon B. Johnson signing Medicare law, 1953-70 (SSA).
The Social Security Administration may still have to close offices nationwide for several days next year after the Republican-led Congress failed to act on nine of the 11 spending bills for 2007 and incoming Democratic leaders announced that they would hold spending at current levels until Oct.
The agency has already cut significantly to operate under extremely tight budgets; along with the hiring freeze, closed field offices, and shortened field office hours, it also has increased automation and reduced the number of Social Security statements that it produces and disseminates.