GAO Finds Railroad Retirement Disability Program Fails to Prevent Fraud
Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee ChairmanSam Johnson (R-TX) today released aGovernment Accountability Office (GAO) report finding the Railroad Retirement Board’s (RRB) total and permanent (T&P) disability program, financed in part bySocial Security Disability Insurance (DI) revenues, lacks safeguards to prevent fraud. “With reports like these it’s no wonder that Americans are losing confidence in Social Security and the federal government as a whole. It’s time for the Railroad Retirement Board and Social Security to get serious about stopping those who don’t deserve disability benefits from getting them in the first place,” Johnson urged….Read More
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