Improve the Prevention, Detection, and Recovery of Improper Payments

Audit By Issue Slug: 
prevention-detection-recovery-improper-payments

SSA's Application of the Retirement Insurance Benefits Limitation and Reduced Widows Benefit Policy

Date: 
Friday, June 4, 2021

Our objective was to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) overpaid widows when it applied the Social Security Act’s Retirement Insurance Benefits (RIB) limitation provision and the reduced widow(er)’s benefit policy.

Date: 
Fri, 06/04/2021

Follow-up on Transferring Supplemental Security Income Overpayments from Prior Records to the Current Record for Recovery

Date: 
Thursday, June 3, 2021

The objective was to determine whether the Social Security Administration (1) transferred overpayments from terminated Supplemental Security Income records to current records for recovery and (2) took corrective action to recover the Supplemental Security Income overpayments we identified in our 2009 audit.

Date: 
Thu, 06/03/2021

The Social Security Administration's Administrative Finality Policy

Date: 
Friday, May 28, 2021

Our objective was to summarize prior work on the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) administrative finality policy and evaluate the Agency’s actions to update it.

Date: 
Fri, 05/28/2021

Match of Colorado Death Information Against Social Security Administration Records

Date: 
Friday, March 19, 2021

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 Colorado records and (2) identify non-beneficiaries in the State files whose death information did not appear in Agency records.

Date: 
Fri, 03/19/2021

Match of Louisiana Death Information Against Social Security Administration Records

Date: 
Tuesday, December 22, 2020

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 Louisiana Department of Health vital records and (2) identify non-beneficiaries in the State files whose death information did not appear in Agency records.

Date: 
Tue, 12/22/2020

Follow-up on Underpayments Payable to Terminated Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Beneficiaries

Date: 
Friday, December 11, 2020

Our objective was to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) took appropriate actions to pay underpayments due terminated beneficiaries and improve controls based on our prior audit recommendations.

Date: 
Fri, 12/11/2020

Match of Mississippi Death Information Against Social Security Administration Records

Date: 
Friday, December 11, 2020

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 Mississippi’s Office of Vital Records & Health Statistics and (2) identify non-beneficiaries in the State files whose death information did not appear in Agency records.

Date: 
Fri, 12/11/2020

Follow-up on Disabled Supplemental Security Income Recipients Potentially Eligible for Childhood Disability Benefits

Date: 
Thursday, December 10, 2020

Our objective was To determine whether Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients were potentially eligible for childhood disability benefits (CDB) under the Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) program.

Date: 
Thu, 12/10/2020

Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Benefits to Individuals Who Are Recorded as Deceased on the Supplemental Security Record

Date: 
Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Our objective was to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) was incorrectly issuing Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits to individuals who were recorded as deceased on the Agency’s Supplemental Security Record (SSR).

Date: 
Wed, 12/09/2020

Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Child Beneficiaries Receiving Benefits Under Multiple Records

Date: 
Monday, December 7, 2020

Our objective was to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) was paying correct benefits to Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance child beneficiaries entitled under more than one parent's record.

Date: 
Mon, 12/07/2020

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