When a Title II payment after death is returned through DT, the information is usually
automatically posted to the Payment History Update System/Master Beneficiary Record
(PHUS/MBR). The following changes are shown on the beneficiary’s record:
EVENT 009 RET CHECK is posted to PHUS, showing the payment date, amount, and date
The BSPA on the MBR and PHUS is reduced by the amount of the payment.
When a returned payment recovers an incorrect payment, notify DT to abandon reclamation
if the FMS-133/135 is not received.
Input an SSA-4208 to update the Accounts Receivable System (ARS) with the amount of
When the returned payment does not automatically post, an exception is sent to the
PC. The PC makes a manual input to post the return. When the payment is not posted
promptly, it is possible for another reclamation request to be sent, causing a dual