Social Security Administration

Eliminate Duplicate Forms

For example, in SSA, if someone is denied disability benefits, we send them another medical authorization form, adult / child disability report, & a large return envelope. Have them only submit new info & go into the offices since everything is already electronic from the initial claim. Rep Payee accountee forms & disability update forms are sent out several times over. Suspend benefits if they can't return forms on time. ...more »

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Save BILLIONS – Repeal DOMA

This is not a new social issue. Generations have had stable, non-traditional living arrangements. The Founding Fathers would want a tweak in federal law to promote efficiency, quality, simplicity, speed, & EQUITY. One simple change would put tens of thousands back into these households & the general economy. The IRS would feast on hundreds of thousands in “marriage penalties.” The welfare system would benefit by fewer ...more »

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Create a new box just like the one already on the tax forms that allow individuals to contribute to the presidential reelection fund--the new box would be "debt elimiation". All monies going to this would be to reduce and eventually eliminate the debt.

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SSA BENEFIT LETTERS

As an employee of SSA we get alot of clients that call each day for benefit verification letters. My idea is that we make the benefit verification letters open to the public via the ssa.gov website. This would cut down on paper, mailings as well as calls to the 800# for this information. The public would be able to access this information theirselves and at there own time and cost.

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Restructure SSA Field Offices

Restructure the Field Office personnel by adding one Benefit Authorizers (BAs) and one Claims Authorizers (CAs). BAs would be able to assist with: • Processing A101’s for claims • Explaining overpayments notices such as a breakdown of the actual overpayment and the reason for the overpayment CAs would be able to assist with: • Adjudicating claims • Computing rates involving worker’s compensation/public disability offset ...more »

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Paperless Processing System

Allow the SSA Field Offices access to the paperless processing system. Currently, Field Office employees query the PCACS system to see if there are any outstanding issues and/or diaries associated with the SSN. If PCACS shows something pending in Paperless, then Field Office employees can not view that information. By access to the Paperless Processing System: • Field Office employees will be able to view all documents ...more »

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