TN 5 (03-12)

SI 00604.087 Overpayment Collection From Other Benefits: Question 51

A. Introduction

Question 51 alerts interviewers to the possibility that we are withholding part of another benefit payment to recover a previous overpayment. This information prevents "double counting" that income when computing the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payment.

B. Considering the amount of an overpayment recovery

We do not consider the amount of the overpayment recovery countable income if:

  • The claimant received both SSI and the other benefit (or deemed income using the other benefit) at the time the overpayment of the other benefit occurred and

  • The overpayment amount was included in figuring the SSI payment at that time.

C. Reference

SI 00830.110 Overpayment Withholding and the “Double Counting” Exception


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SI 00604.087 - Overpayment Collection From Other Benefits: Question 51 - 03/28/2012
Batch run: 03/28/2012
Rev:03/28/2012