Minimize Payment Errors and Improve Management of Payment Workloads

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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

Overpayments Pending Collection for Miscellaneous Reasons

Date: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Our objective was to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) should have resolved Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance overpayments that were pending collection for miscellaneous reasons.

Date: 
Tue, 09/24/2019

Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Beneficiaries with Overpayments on Suspended and Terminated Records

Date: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

We issued this to determine whether overpayments were improperly posted under Social Security numbers (SSN) where the Social Security Administration (SSA) suspended or terminated Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits.

Date: 
Wed, 09/25/2019

The Social Security Administration’s Controls for Identifying Potentially Fraudulent Internet Claims (Limited Distribution)

Date: 
Friday, September 13, 2019

We issued this to determine the effectiveness of the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) controls for identifying potentially fraudulent Internet Claims (iClaim).

Date: 
Fri, 09/13/2019

The Social Security Administration’s Processing of Returned Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Payments

Date: 
Thursday, September 12, 2019

We issued this to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) processed returned Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits according to policy.

Date: 
Thu, 09/12/2019

Benefit Payments to Non-citizen Beneficiaries Living Outside the United States Who Have Not Met the 5-year Residency Requirement

Date: 
Monday, September 9, 2019

We issued this to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) suspended benefits to non-citizen beneficiaries who had not met their 5-year residency requirement and resided outside the United States for longer than 6 consecutive months.

Date: 
Mon, 09/09/2019

Windfall Elimination Provision Exemptions

Date: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019

We issued this to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) correctly exempted Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits from the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP). Specifically, we reviewed exemptions for (a) workers who had 30 or more years of coverage subject to Social Security earnings, (b) workers who were eligible for a pension before 1986, and (c) Federal employees under the mandatory coverage provision.

Date: 
Thu, 08/08/2019

Follow-up: Aged Beneficiaries Whose Benefits Have Been Suspended for Address, Whereabouts Unknown, or Foreign Enforcement

Date: 
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

We issued this to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) had taken appropriate actions for Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance beneficiaries over age 70 whose benefits were suspended for address, whereabouts unknown, or failure to return the foreign enforcement questionnaire.

Date: 
Tue, 08/06/2019

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