Improve the Prevention, Detection, and Recovery of Improper Payments

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Match of Delaware Death Information Against Social Security Administration Records

Date: 
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Our objective was to (1) determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) made payments to beneficiaries and representative payees who were deceased according to Delaware's Office of Vital Statistics and (2) identify non-beneficiaries who were deceased according to the State file but whose death information did not appear in SSA's records.

Date: 
Wed, 11/27/2019

Match of Maine and Rhode Island Death Data Against Social Security Administration Records

Date: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Our objective was to (1) determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) made payments to beneficiaries and/or representative payees who were deceased according to Maine or Rhode Island records and (2) identify non-beneficiaries in the State files whose death information did not appear in the Agency’s records.

Date: 
Thu, 09/26/2019

Match of New Mexico Death Information Against Social Security Administration Records

Date: 
Thursday, September 5, 2019

We issued this to (1) determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) made payments to beneficiaries and representative payees who were deceased according to New Mexico Department of Health vital records and (2) identify non-beneficiaries who were deceased according to the State file but whose death information did not appear in the Agency’s records.

Date: 
Thu, 09/05/2019

Match of Puerto Rico Death Information Against Social Security Records

Date: 
Monday, August 26, 2019

We issued this to (1) determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) made payments to beneficiaries and representative payees who were deceased according to Puerto Rico Department of Health vital records and (2) identify non-beneficiaries who were deceased according to Puerto Rico vital records but whose death information did not appear in SSA records.

Date: 
Mon, 08/26/2019

Match of Florida Death Information Against Social Security Administration Records

Date: 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

We issued this to (1) determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) made payments to beneficiaries and representative payees who were deceased according to Florida Department of Health vital records and (2) identify non-beneficiaries in the State file whose death information did not appear in SSA’s records.

Date: 
Tue, 08/13/2019

Follow-up: Minor Children Receiving Social Security Benefits Without a Representative Payee

Date: 
Thursday, June 6, 2019

We issued this to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) complied with its policies when it paid benefits to minor children.

Date: 
Thu, 06/06/2019

Supplemental Security Income Recipients with Double-counted Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Benefits

Date: 
Monday, May 20, 2019

We issued this to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) correctly processed Supplemental Security Income (SSI) alerts related to double-counted Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits.

Date: 
Mon, 05/20/2019

Recovery of Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Overpayments When a Contingently Liable Beneficiary Stops Receiving Benefits

Date: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

We issued this to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) should have initiated recovery of Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) overpayments after a contingently liable beneficiary stopped receiving benefits.

Date: 
Wed, 05/15/2019

Follow-up: Individuals Who Inappropriately Received Benefits Under Multiple Social Security Numbers

Date: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019

We issued this to update prior, and identify new, cases of individuals who inappropriately received Social Security benefits under multiple Social Security numbers (SSN).

Date: 
Thu, 04/25/2019

Match of Maryland and Michigan Death Information Against Social Security Records

Date: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Our objective was to determine whether 160 individuals Maryland or Michigan vital records agencies identified as deceased, but whom the Social Security Administration was still paying benefits, were overpaid.

Date: 
Wed, 03/20/2019

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