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Disability Determination Program Administered by the Department of Labor and Employment Security, Report No. 97-52, February 1998
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  • The Disability Determination Program should be continued as it ensures federal disability insurance benefits are made available to all eligible citizens of Florida, and is 99% federally funded.
  • Program performance for the 1996-97 fiscal year reflected declines in operational efficiency from the previous year. However, these declines were consistent with national trends caused by changes in federal requirements.
  • The performance-based program budgeting system provides accurate and useful information on program performance, but could be improved for Fiscal Year 1998-99.
  • The program could increase its efficiency by taking steps to retain experienced staff and developing strategies to decrease the amount of time it takes to gather medical evidence of a disability.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Department of Health

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 99-35 Progress Report: Disability Determination Program Taking Actions to Improve Its Timeliness, published in February 2000
  • Report No. 98-51 PBĀ² Performance Report for the Disability Determination Program, published in February 1999

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by telephone (850/488-0021), by FAX (850/487-9213), in person, or by mail (OPPAGA Report Production, Claude Pepper Building, Room 312, 111 W. Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475).
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