Reduce Improper Payments and Increase Overpayment Recoveries

Each year, SSA issues over $850 billion in benefit payments to about 62 million people. Given the large overall dollars involved in SSA’s payments, even the slightest error in the overall process can result in millions of dollars of overpayments or underpayments. 

One of SSA’s key objectives is to reduce improper payments and increase overpayment recoveries. The following investigations and reports illustrate our efforts to meet this objective. 

Disabled Beneficiaries Hiding Wages

DATE: Thursday, July 16, 2009
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Supplemental Security Income Recipients with Unreported Vehicles

DATE: Wednesday, July 15, 2009
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Supplemental Security Income Redeterminations

DATE: Tuesday, July 14, 2009
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Supplemental Security Income Eligibility of Refugees

DATE: Friday, July 10, 2009
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Benefit Payments Mailed to Post Office Boxes

DATE: Thursday, July 2, 2009
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Benefits Paid to Title II Beneficiaries with a Child-in-Care

DATE: Friday, June 26, 2009
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Payments to Individuals Whose Numident Record Contains a Death Entry

DATE: Friday, June 26, 2009
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Establishment of Dedicated Accounts

DATE: Tuesday, May 26, 2009
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Florida's Title IV-E Waiver May Impact Supplemental Security Income Benefits

DATE: Tuesday, May 26, 2009
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Follow-up on Disabled Title II Beneficiaries with Earnings Reported on the Master Earnings File

DATE: Wednesday, April 15, 2009
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