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Social Security Administration

Eliminate BA position at the payment centers

The Benefit Authorizer (BA) is a data entry position that is left over from a by-gone era. The process goes like this: A Claims Authorizer (CA) develops and approves a benefit award then the BA enters it to the computer system. This explanation is over simplified but the point is there isn't anything a BA does that a CA couldn't do for themselves.
My proposal is to retrain a portion of BAs (say 50%) as CAs and make... more »


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Department of Health and Human Services

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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