The Impact of Sequestration on the Operation of the Social Security Administration

For two years prior to sequestration, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has already received funding at levels below those requested by the president.  This under-funding has led to the closing of field offices, reduction of hours, and an increase in wait times.  The following fact sheet documents how the cuts enacted by sequestration will further hinder the ability of the SSA to deliver its services to the American public in an efficient and accurate manner.

The Impact of Sequestration on the Social Security Administration