Improve the Prevention, Detection, and Recovery of Improper Payments

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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

Supplemental Security Income Recipients Denied Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance Benefits Based on Lack of Technical Evidence

Date: 
Monday, November 30, 2020

Our objective was to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) stopped Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments when recipients did not provide required technical evidence for their Old-Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) applications.

Date: 
Mon, 11/30/2020

Match of Ohio Death Information Against Social Security Administration Records

Date: 
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Our objective was to (1) determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) made payments to beneficiaries and representative payees who were deceased according to Ohio 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, 11/24/2020

Benefits Payable to Widow(er)s Subject to Government Pension Offset Had They Delayed Their Application

Date: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020

We issued this to determine whether the Social Security Administration had adequately informed widow(er)s who were subject to government pension offset of their option to delay their application for widow(er)s benefits.

Date: 
Thu, 11/19/2020

Improper Payments to Retired Beneficiaries Who Worked Before Full Retirement Age

Date: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Our objective was to determine whether the Social Security Administration (SSA) had adequate controls to ensure it properly adjusted the monthly benefit amounts of retired beneficiaries who worked before they attained full retirement age.

Date: 
Wed, 11/04/2020

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