Minimize Payment Errors and Improve Management of Payment Workloads

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Social Security Administration’s Actions to Resolve Potentially Fraudulent Internet Claims

Date: 
Thursday, June 11, 2020

Our objective was to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) had adequate controls over resolving potentially fraudulent Internet Claims (iClaim) identified by SSA's Office of Anti-Fraud Programs (OAFP).

Date: 
Thu, 06/11/2020

Retirement Beneficiaries Potentially Eligible for Widow(er)’s Benefits

Date: 
Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Our objective was to determine whether there were individuals receiving retirement benefits who may have been eligible for, but not receiving, higher widow(er)'s benefits.

Date: 
Tue, 06/09/2020

Agency Processing of Duplicate Payment Detection Alerts

Date: 
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Our objective was to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) correctly processed alerts for beneficiaries who may have received duplicate Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) payments.

Date: 
Wed, 05/06/2020

Manual Actions on Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Post-entitlement Alerts

Date: 
Monday, March 9, 2020

Our objective was to determine whether Social Security Administration (SSA) processing center (PC) employees correctly processed Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) post-entitlement alerts produced by the Title II Redesign (T2R) system.

Date: 
Mon, 03/09/2020

Beneficiaries with Representative Payees and Earnings

Date: 
Thursday, March 5, 2020

Our objective was to determine the accuracy of earnings the Social Security Administration (SSA) used as the basis for increases to Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits for beneficiaries who had earned the earnings after the Agency appointed them representative payees.

Date: 
Thu, 03/05/2020

Follow-up on Supplemental Security Income Recipients Eligible for Veterans Benefits

Date: 
Thursday, February 13, 2020

Our objective was to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) identified Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients who were potentially eligible for Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) benefits instead of SSI payments.

Date: 
Thu, 02/13/2020

Follow-up: Beneficiaries Who Had Not Cashed Their Checks Within 1 Year

Date: 
Monday, December 23, 2019

Our objective was to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) took appropriate action when Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients had not cashed their checks within one year.

Date: 
Mon, 12/23/2019

Accuracy of Manual Actions for Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Underpayments over $6,000

Date: 
Monday, December 2, 2019

Our objective was to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) processed Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) underpayments accurately via the Manual Adjustment, Credit, and Award Data Entry system.

Date: 
Mon, 12/02/2019

Appropriateness of Actions Taken on Pending Workers’ Compensation Cases

Date: 
Monday, October 7, 2019

 We issued this to determine the appropriateness of program service center actions taken on workers’ compensation cases that were pending at the end of Fiscal Year 2017.

Date: 
Mon, 10/07/2019

The Social Security Administration’s Accounting for, and Monitoring of, Court-ordered Restitutions

Date: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Our objective was to determine the effectiveness of the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) controls to account for and monitor court-ordered restitutions.

Date: 
Tue, 09/24/2019

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