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HEARING: Chairman Johnson Announces Hearing on Social Security Disability Fraud Scheme in New York

B-318 Rayburn House Office Building at 9:00 AM
January 16, 2014 — Hearing   

Focus Of The Hearing
The hearing will focus on the details of the New York investigation, how the fraud scheme was carried out, the estimated cost to taxpayers, and what the SSA is doing to crack down on disability fraud in the wake of this and other scandals in Puerto Rico and West Virginia.

Chairman Johnson’s Opening Statement

Witness List

The Honorable Patrick P. O’Carroll Jr.
Inspector General, Social Security Administration, accompanied by Edward Ryan, Special Agent-in-Charge, New York Field Division, Office of the Inspector General, Social Security Administration

The Honorable Carolyn Colvin
Acting Commissioner, Social Security Administration, accompanied by Beatrice M. Disman, Regional Commissioner, New York Region, Social Security Administration


SUBCOMMITTEE: Social Security