Unlike Title II overpayments, you can discontinue recovery or adjustment of overpayments
of $1,000.00 or less for each overpayment period. For instructions on the overpayment
period, see SI 02201.005C, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) – What is an Overpayment?
Each overpayment period for which we issue an initial overpayment notice is an initial
You must evaluate a waiver or reconsideration request against each separate overpayment
period. Do not split an overpayment of more than $1,000.00 into two or more amounts
for the purpose of administratively discontinuing waiver development of the total
Systems application of a separate Overpayment Sequence (OPSQ) number in the OPSQ segment
of the SSR does not, by itself, indicate a new overpayment period. For a discussion
of the OPSQ segment of the SSR, see SM 01310.220, Overpayment Sequence Processing-Systems
Computed Excess Payments (TOPs).