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. 

Payments to Spouses Eligible for Higher Retirement Benefits

DATE: Tuesday, December 16, 2008
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

Fiscal Year 2008 Inspector General Statement on the Social Security Administration's Major Management and Performance Challenges

DATE: Wednesday, November 5, 2008
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

Fiscal Year 2008 Inspector General Statement on the Social Security Administration's Major Management and Performance Challenges

DATE: Wednesday, November 5, 2008
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

Fiscal Year 2008 Inspector General Statement on the Social Security Administration's Major Management and Performance Challenges

DATE: Wednesday, November 5, 2008
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

Fiscal Year 2008 Inspector General Statement on the Social Security Administration's Major Management and Performance Challenges

DATE: Wednesday, November 5, 2008
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

Fiscal Year 2008 Inspector General Statement on the Social Security Administration's Major Management and Performance Challenges

DATE: Wednesday, November 5, 2008
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

Fiscal Year 2008 Inspector General Statement on the Social Security Administration's Major Management and Performance Challenges

DATE: Wednesday, November 5, 2008
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

Fiscal Year 2008 Inspector General Statement on the Social Security Administration's Major Management and Performance Challenges

DATE: Wednesday, November 5, 2008
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

Fiscal Year 2008 Inspector General Statement on the Social Security Administration's Major Management and Performance Challenges

DATE: Wednesday, November 5, 2008
pdf download View the PDF
pdf View the Summary PDF
View the Text
View the Summary Text

The Social Security Administration's Computation of Delayed Retirement Credits

DATE: Monday, September 22, 2008
pdf download View the PDF
View the Text

Pages