Payments Deposited into Bank Accounts After Beneficiaries Are Deceased
Office Affiliation: The Office of Audit
Audit Report Number: A-02-13-13052
In this report, our objective was to determine the effectiveness of the Social Security Administration’s procedures for recovering payments improperly deposited into Title II beneficiaries’ bank accounts after their deaths. Specifically, we focused on payments SSA issued between the date of death and the date payments were suspended or terminated.