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The Social Security Administration’s Rejection of State Electronic Death Registration Reports

September 25, 2020

Office Affiliation: The Office of Audit

Audit Report Number: A-08-18-50499

Our objective was to assess the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) rejection of State-submitted Electronic Death Registration (EDR) reports and determine whether these rejections resulted in the Agency (1) improperly paying deceased beneficiaries and representative payees and (2) not posting death information to the Numidents of deceased non-beneficiaries.

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