Improve Equity in the Supplemental Security Income Program
Assistant Deputy Commissioner
Office of Operations (SSA)
Acting Deputy Commissioner
Office of Retirement and Disability Policy (SSA)
Improve equity in our Supplemental Security Income program through increased outreach and improved benefit delivery, including to communities of color and underserved communities.
- By September 30, 2023, increase the number of all SSI applications by 15 percent, relative to the 2021 baseline, restoring rates closer to pre-pandemic levels.
- By September 30, 2023, increase the number of SSI applications from underserved communities by 25 percent, relative to the 2021 baseline.