Social Security Administration: Administrative Budget Issues

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers the Social Security program (Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance, or OASDI) and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, and provides administrative support to Medicare and several other federal programs. Total SSA spending in FY2008 was about $658 billion, about 99% of which was mandatory spending on benefit payments. This report focuses on SSA’s administrative spending, which is discretionary and amounts to about 1% of SSA’s total spending. This funding is provided in the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.

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Romig, Kathleen May 18, 2009.

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The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers the Social Security program (Old-Age,
Survivors and Disability Insurance, or OASDI) and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
program, and provides administrative support to Medicare and several other federal programs.
Total SSA spending in FY2008 was about $658 billion, about 99% of which was mandatory
spending on benefit payments. This report focuses on SSA’s administrative spending, which is discretionary and amounts to about 1% of SSA’s total spending. This funding is provided in the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.

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Romig, Kathleen. Social Security Administration: Administrative Budget Issues, report, May 18, 2009; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc817843/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.