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Department of the Treasury

Stop improper payments to the deceased!

Reduce improper payments to federal benefit recipients made after death by electronically capturing their death notification from funeral homes (within 48 hours) and consolidated “Do Not Pay” databases, electronically match to their payment files, and stop the payment before it is disbursed. Improper payments reported after the recipients’ death by the four federal benefit agencies (SSA, OPM, VA, and RRB) in FY07, FY08,... more »


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