Skip Main Navigation Skip To Navigation Content

Federal, State, and Local Governments
Government Finance and Employment Classification Manual
DESCRIPTIONS OF FUNCTIONAL CATEGORIES
 
__
__


FUNCTION CODE:   22 NAME:    Social Insurance Administration
SECTOR:    General APPLIES TO:    Finance |X|    Employment |X|
PUBLICATION CATEGORIES:    Social Services and Income Maintenance
DEFINITION:    Administration of unemployment compensation systems, public employment services, and the Federal Social Security, Medicare, and Railroad Retirement trusts.
EXAMPLES:   Unemployment compensation, unemployment insurance, and equivalent agencies involved in administering the cooperative Federal-state unemployment compensation system; associated public employment, job services, employment services, and other agencies providing job placement, counseling, veterans readjustment allowances, or related services; and determination of eligibility for disability benefits under Federal Social Security (Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Disability Insurance) and Medicare (Hospital Insurance and Supplementary Medical Insurance). For the Federal Government also includes administration of Social Security, Medicare, and Railroad Unemployment and Retirement programs; and payments to state governments for administering unemployment compensation, job services, and disability determination programs.
EXCLUSIONS:   Benefits paid under these programs (report at appropriate insurance trust code); administration of public employee retirement, workers' compensation, or miscellaneous insurance trusts (report at Financial Administration, code 23); administration of Federal Supplemental Security program, or SSI (report at Other Public Welfare, code 79); activities funded by Federal Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) monies channeled through public employment offices (report at function involved).
REFERENCES: - To be added later -
OTHER NOTES:    (1) Report intergovernmental expenditures here only for the Federal Government; report any state government intergovernmental payments at Other and Unallocable, code 89. (2) Because of its unique position as a city-cum-state, Washington DC is the. only local government to report data at this function. (3) This function is titled Employment Security Administration when applied just to state and local governments.
 
DETAILED CODE LIST WITH COVERAGE OF DATA COLLECTION*
 
  General Purpose Governments
EXPENDITURES, DIRECT: Federal StateD.C. Large City-County Other LocalSpecial District
E22 Current Operations Y YY N NN
I22 Assistance and Subsidies Y NN N NN
F22 Construction Y YY N NN
G22 Land & Existing Structures Y YY N NN
K22 Equipment Y YY N NN
 
    INTERGOVERNMENTAL, TO:  
L22 State Y NN N NN
M22 Locals, NEC Y NN N NN
 
EMPLOYMENT DATA Y YN N NN
 
* Shows whether data are collected (Y) or not (N) for that type.

__
 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Governments Division
Created: November 16 2000
Last revised: October 31 2011