Reduce Improper Payments and Increase Overpayment Recoveries

Each year, SSA issues nearly $1 trillion in benefit payments to about 70 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 reports review SSA's efforts to meet this objective. 

Follow-up: Dually Entitled Beneficiaries Who Are Subject to the Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offset

DATE: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
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The Social Security Administration's Use of Administrative Tolerance Waivers

DATE: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
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Accuracy of Month of Entitlement Determinations for Supplemental Security Income Recipients Awarded Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Benefits

DATE: Friday, July 27, 2018
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Underpayments Paid on Supplemental Security Income Records with Outstanding Overpayments

DATE: Monday, July 23, 2018
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Overpayments Not Collected Through Benefit Withholding

DATE: Monday, July 16, 2018
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Payments to Individuals Incarcerated in New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Facilities

DATE: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Controls over Supplemental Security Income Applicants/Recipients' Transferring Ownership of Resources

DATE: Tuesday, May 29, 2018
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Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Debtors Who Were Not Current on an Installment Agreement

DATE: Friday, May 25, 2018
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Follow-up: Payments to Individuals Whose Numident Record Contained a Death Entry

DATE: Thursday, May 24, 2018
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Match of Washington Death Information Against Social Security Administration Records

DATE: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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