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Date Committee/Subcommittee Statement Witness Subject
April 10, 2019 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Comprehensive Legislative Proposals to Enhance the Agency Stephen Goss, Chief Actuary  
Sept. 27, 2018 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Information Technology Rajive Mathur, Chief Information Officer & Deputy Commissioner Systems for Social Security Administration Information Technology
July 25, 2018 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Examining Changes to Social Security’s Disability Appeals Process Patricia Jonas, Deputy Commissioner for the Office of Analytics, Review, and Oversight Disability
June 7, 2018 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security The 2018 Social Security Trustees Report Stephen Goss, Chief Actuary OACT
May 17, 2018 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Securing Americans' Identities: The Future of the Social Security Number. Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner for Social Security Administration Fraud Prevention
Feb. 7, 2018 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Ensuring the agency serves America's Veterans Gina Clemons, Associate Commissioner for Disability Policy Disability Programs
Jan. 24, 2018 Senate Special Committee on Aging Navigating Critical Decisions to Age Well Jim Borland, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Communications Aging and Disabled Communities
Sept. 6, 2017 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Determining Eligibility for Disability Benefits Bea Disman, Chief of Staff Disability Programs
July 14, 2017 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security The 2017 Social Security Trustees Report Stephen Goss, Chief Actuary OACT
June 29, 2017 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security and Oversight Complexities and Challenges of Social Security Coverage and Payroll Tax Compliance for State and Local Governments Marianna LaCanfora, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Retirement and Disability Policy  
May 23, 2017 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security and Oversight and Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Information Technology Federal Agencies’ Efforts to Reduce the Unnecessary Use of Social Security Numbers Marianna LaCanfora, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Retirement and Disability Policy Enumeration
April 26, 2017 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security and Oversight Managing Fraud Risk in the Disability Program Sean Brune, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Budget, Finance, Quality, and Management Disability Fraud
March 22, 2017 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security and Oversight Social Security Representative Payee Program Marianna LaCanfora, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Retirement and Disability Policy Representative Payee
Feb. 7, 2017 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security and Oversight Social Security Representative Payee Program Marianna LaCanfora, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Retirement and Disability Policy Representative Payee
Nov. 16, 2016 House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Information Technology Cybersecurity Robert Klopp, Deputy Commissioner for Systems and Chief Information Officer IT Infrastructure and Security
Sept. 22, 2016 House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Government Operations Examining Billion Dollar Waste Through Improper Payments Marianna LaCanfora, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Retirement and Disability Policy Improper Payments
Sept. 21, 2016 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Understanding the Agency's Solvency Challenge Stephen Goss, Chief Actuary Solvency
Sept. 14, 2016 Senate Special Committee on Aging Information the Agency provides to claimants about when to claim Social Security retirement benefits Virginia P. Reno, Deputy Commissioner for Retirement and Disability Policy Aging and Disabled Communities
July 14, 2016 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Modernizing the Agency's Information Technology Infrastructure Robert Klopp, Deputy Commissioner for Systems and Chief Information Officer IT Infrastructure and Security
June 22, 2016 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security The 2016 Social Security Trustees Report Stephen Goss, Chief Actuary OACT
May 26, 2016 House Committee on Oversight and Government Reforms Agency Information Systems Review Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner, Robert Klopp, Deputy Commissioner for Systems and Chief Information Officer and Marti Eckert, Associate Commissioner for Information Security IT Infrastructure and Security
May 12, 2016 Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management Due Process in Administrative Hearings Theresa Gruber, Deputy Commissioner, Disability Adjudication and Review Administrative Law Judges
March 22, 2016 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Social Security and Public Servants: Ensuring Equal Treatment Stephen Goss, Chief Actuary and Samara Richardson, Acting Associate Commissioner, Office of Income Security Programs WEP/GPO
Feb. 4, 2016 Senate Committee on Finance Nomination for Deputy Commissioner Andrew LaMont Eanes, Senior Advisor to the Acting Deputy Commissioner Nomination for DCOSS
June 16, 2015 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Return to Work and Overpayments in the Disability Insurance Program David Weaver, Associate Commissioner, Office of Research, Demonstration, and Employment Support Improper Payments
March 16, 2015 Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Examining Federal Improper Payments and Errors in the Death Master File Sean Brune, Senior Advisor to the Deputy Commissioner, Office of Budget, Finance, Quality and Management Death Master File
Feb. 26, 2015 House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies The Vital Responsibility of Serving the Nation's Aging and Disabled Communities Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner Aging and Disabled Communities
Feb. 11, 2015 Senate Committee on the Budget The Status of the Social Security Disability Insurance Trust Fund Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner Budget
July 31, 2014 Senate Committee on Finance Nomination For Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner Nomination for COSS
July 30, 2014 House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management The Agency's Real Property Portfolio Management Peter D. Spencer, Deputy Commissioner for Budget, Finance, Quality, and Management Budget
July 24, 2014 Senate Committee on Finance The Agency's Disability Determination Process Marianna LaCanfora, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Retirement and Disability Policy Disability Determination Process
July 24, 2014 Senate Committee on Finance The Trend In The Cost Of Disability Insurance Benefits Stephen C. Goss, Chief Actuary OACT
June 18, 2014 Senate Special Committee on Aging The Agency's Reduction Of Face-To-Face Services Nancy Berryhill, Deputy Commissioner for Operations Reduction of Face-To-Face Services
June 11, 2014 House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Administrative Law Judges Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner Administrative Law Judges
May 21, 2014 Senate Committee on Finance, Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy Strengthening Social Security To Meet The Needs Of Tomorrow's Retirees Stephen C. Goss, Chief Actuary OACT
April 9, 2014 House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Heath Care and Entitlements The Agency's Disability Review Process Marianna LaCanfora, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Retirement and Disability Policy Disability Review Process
Feb. 26, 2014 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Agency Efforts To Prevent Disability Fraud Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner and Bill Zielinski, Chief Information Officer and Deputy Commissioner for Systems Fraud Prevention
Jan. 16, 2014 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security The Social Security Disability Fraud Scheme In New York Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner Disability Fraud in New York
Nov. 19, 2013 House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements Oversight Of The Agency's Management Of The Federal Disability Glenn Sklar, Deputy Commissioner for Disability Adjudication and Review and Judge Jasper J. Bede Management Of The Federal Disability
Oct. 7, 2013 Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs SSA's Hearing Process Debra Bice, Chief Administrative Law Judge Hearing Process
Sept. 19, 2013 House Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Social Security The Agency's Efforts To Prevent Disability Fraud Beatrice Disman, Regional Commissioner for New York Region Disability Fraud
June 27, 2013 House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements The Agency's Management Of Administrative Law Judges, And The Hearings And Appeals Process Glenn Sklar, Deputy Commissioner for Disability Adjudication and Review Hearings and Appeals Process
June 19, 2013 Senate Special Committee on Aging Examining The Transition From Paper Checks To Electronic Payments And Associated Concerns Theresa Gruber, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Operations Direct Deposit
June 19, 2013 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social SecurityAgency Efforts To Help Beneficiaries With Disabilities To Return To Work David Weaver, Associate Commissioner for Program Development and Research Return to Work
June 12, 2013 Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs Pending Legislation To Improve The Processing Of Disability Claims By The Department Of Veterans Affairs Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner Processing VA Disability Claims
June 5, 2013 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security The Representative Payee Program LaTina Burse Greene, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Retirement and Disability Policy Representative Payee
May 8, 2013 Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs The Use Of The Master File To Strengthen The Integrity Of Federal Payments Marianna LaCanfora, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Retirement and Disability Policy Death Master File
April 16, 2013 Senate Committee on Finance Tax Fraud, Tax ID Theft, And Tax Reform Marianna LaCanfora, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Retirement and Disability Policy Tax Fraud & Identity Theft
March 20, 2013 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security The Social Security Disability Program Arthur R. Spencer, Associate Commissioner for Disability Programs Disability Programs
March 14, 2013 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Financing Challenges Facing The Social Security Disability Insurance Program Stephen C. Goss, Chief Actuary OACT
March 14, 2013 House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Service Delivery Challenges Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner Service Delivery Challenges
Sept. 13, 2012 Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Improving the Quality of Disability Benefit Award Decisions Judge Patricia A. Jonas, Appellate Operations Executive Director, Deputy Chair, Appeals Council, Judge Debra Bice, Chief Administrative Law Judge, Judge Thomas W. Erwin, Hearing Office Chief Administrative Law Judge, and Judge Ollie L. Garmon, III, Regional Chief Administrative Law Judge Disability Benefits Award
Sept. 12, 2012 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Direct Deposit of Social Security Benefits Theresa Gruber, Assistant Deputy Commissioner Direct Deposit
July 25, 2012 Senate Special Committee on Aging Importance of the Social Security retirement decision and how it affects women LaTina Burse Greene, Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Office of Retirement and Disability Policy Womens Issues
June 27, 2012 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security The Appeals Process Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security Appeal Process
May 17, 2012 Senate Committee on Finance SSA's Ability to Provide Quality Service and Value to the American Public Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security Quality Service
May 9, 2012 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Information Technology Kelly Croft, Deputy Commissioner for Systems and Chief Information Officer Information Technology
May 8, 2012 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Death Master File David Black, General Counsel Death Master File
March 20, 2012 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security How Disability Decisions Are Made Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security Disability Decision Process
Feb. 28, 2012 House Committee on the Budget Health and Retirement Systems in the United States Stephen C. Goss, SSA Chief Actuary OACT
Feb. 2, 2012 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Accuracy and Uses of SSA's Death Master File Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security Death Master File
Jan. 24, 2012 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Combating Disability Waste, Fraud, and Abuse Carolyn W. Colvin, Deputy Commissioner Waste, Fraud, and Abuse
Dec. 2, 2011 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Social Security Disability Program Stephen C. Goss, SSA Chief Actuary OACT
Sept. 23, 2011 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security and the Subcommittee on Human Resources Agency Efforts to Help Beneficiaries with Disabilities Return to Work Robert W. Williams, Associate Commissioner, Office of Employment Support Programs Return to Work
July 11, 2011 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security and the House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law ALJ Performance Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security Administrative Law Judges Performance
June 23, 2011 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Social Security's Finances Stephen C. Goss, SSA Chief Actuary OACT
June 14, 2011 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittees on Social Security and Oversight SSA's Efforts to Ensure the Accuracy of Our Benefit Payments Carolyn W. Colvin, Deputy Commissioner Improper Payments
May 25, 2011 Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management SSA's Collection and Distribution of Death Information Kelly Croft, Deputy Commissioner, Office of Systems Death Master File
April 14, 2011 House Committee on Ways And Means, Subcommittee on Social Security SSA's Role in Verifying Employment Eligibility Marianna LaCanfora, Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Office of Retirement and Disability Policy Verifying Employment Eligibility
April 13, 2011 House Committee on Ways And Means, Subcommittee on Social Security SSN Protection and ID Theft Theresa Gruber, Assistant Deputy Commissioner of Operations Identity Theft
March 17, 2011 House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Agency Initiatives to Prevent Improper Payments Carolyn W. Colvin, Deputy Commissioner Improper Payments
March 9, 2011 Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies President's Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Budget Request for the Social Security Administration Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security Budget
Feb. 11, 2011 House Committee on Ways And Means, Subcommittee on Social Security, and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management SSA's Data Center Replacement Project Kelly Croft, Deputy Commissioner for Systems Data Center Replacement
Nov. 15, 2010 Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management, and the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management Improving Social Security Disability Insurance Claim Processing in Ohio Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security Disability Claims Processing in Ohio
Sept. 28, 2010 Senate Committee on Finance Agency’s Disability Claims Process David Rust, Deputy Commissioner for Retirement and Survivors Insurance Disability Claims Process
August 4, 2010 Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations GAO Report on Disability, Improper Payments and Fraud Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security Improper Payments
July 15, 2010 Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Federal Oversight and Emergency Management Federal Government's Role in Empowering Americans to make Informed Financial Decisions Marianna LaCanfora, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Office of Retirement and Disability Policy Informed Financial Decisions
July 15, 2010 Senate Committee on Finance Choosing to Work During Retirement and the Impact on Social Security Stephen C. Goss, SSA Chief Actuary OACT
April 27, 2010 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security and Subcommittee on Human Resources Ongoing Work to Improve the Disability Process Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security Improving Disability Process
April 15, 2010 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Concerning Service Delivery Challenges Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security Service Delivery Challenges
April 14, 2010 House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Concerning SSA's FY 2011 Budget Request Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security Budget
Dec. 15, 2009 House Committee on Ways and Mean, Subcommittee on Social Security, and the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Concerning the Recovery Act Project to Replace the Social Security Administration's National Computer Center Michael Gallagher, Deputy Commissioner for Budget, Finance, and Management Budget
Nov. 19, 2009 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Concerning the Clearing of the Disability Claims Backlog Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security Clearing Disability Backlog
July 23, 2009 House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Government Operations Concerning the Implementation and Expansion of the E-Verify Program David A. Rust, Deputy Commissioner for Retirement and Disability Policy eVerify Program
May 19, 2009 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security Concerning SSA's Efforts to Help Beneficiaries with Disabilities Return to Work Susan Suter, Associate Commissioner for Employment Support Programs Return to Work
May 5, 2009 House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management SSA's Use of Recovery Funds Michael Gallagher, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Budget, Finance and Management Budget
April 28, 2009 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security SSA's Use of Recovery Funds Mary Glenn-Croft, Deputy Commissioner for Budget, Finance, and Management Budget
March 24, 2009 House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittees on Social Security and Human Resources Disability Backlogs and Related Service Delivery Issues Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security Disability Backlog & Service Delivery