Advise the President, the Congress, and the Commissioner of Social Security on Social Security (OASDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) policy.
Analyze the Nation's retirement and disability systems and make recommendations with respect to how the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program and the supplemental security income program, supported by other public and private systems, can most effectively assure economic security;
Study and make recommendations relating to the coordination of programs that provide health security with social security programs;
Make recommendations to the President and to the Congress with respect to policies that will ensure the solvency of the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, both in the short-term and the long-term;
Make recommendations with respect to the quality of service that the Administration provides to the public;
Make recommendations with respect to policies and regulations regarding the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program and the supplemental security income program;
Increase public understanding of the social security system;
Make recommendations with respect to a long-range research and program evaluation plan for the Administration;
Review and assess any major studies of social security as may come to the attention of the Board;
Make recommendations with respect to such other matters as the Board determines to be appropriate.
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