The Latest Government IT Failure Results in $288 Million of Wasteful Spending By the Social Security Administration
The Social Security Administration wasted $288 million in a failed attempt to make its disability claims process more efficient.
Every week for the past year, The Washington Times has given out a Golden Hammer award for the week’s most wasteful government project. On July 10, the Golden Hammer celebrated its one-year anniversary by compiling all the examples of waste, fraud and abuse over the past year.
A new Government Accountability Office report shows that investigators were able to sign up fake people for coverage and subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.
In late March, we reported on the Halbig vs. Sebelius case, which questioned whether the federal government had the right to award subsidies to those individuals purchasing healthcare on the federal insurance exchanges.
The government made over $100 Billion in improper payments last year. But how much is that, really?