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Topic - Carolyn W. Colvin
House Republicans signaled this week they will pressure the Social Security Administration to crack down on administrative law judges who appear to "rubber stamp" disability benefits for applicants who had been denied at a lower tier.
House Republicans told Social Security's acting chief Wednesday to find a way to discipline and fire a number of "outlier" judges who approve nearly all the federal disability claims that rise to their level of review.
Social Security chief Carolyn W. Colvin is set to tell Congress on Wednesday that if lawmakers want to cut down on judges approving bogus disability claims, they will have to pony up more money.
The Social Security Administration is suspending a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.
Colvin said she was suspending the program "pending a thorough review of our responsibility and discretion under the current law to refer debt to the Treasury Department."
Acting Social Security Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin said Monday she has directed an immediate halt to the program while the agency does a review.