Not affiliated with the US Social Security Administration

State Mental Institutions that Serve as Representative Payees

Excerpted from "Social Security Handbook". See the up-to-date, official Social Security Handbook at ssa.gov.

1624. State Mental Institutions that Serve as Representative Payees

1624.1 Must State mental institutions complete annual report forms?

State mental institutions that participate in the onsite review program and serve as representative payee for a number of beneficiaries are exempt from completing an annual report form.

1624.2 How are those State mental institutions monitored?

Those participating State mental institutions are monitored through a process called onsite review.

1624.3 How often are State mental institutions monitored?

Each participating institution is reviewed by SSA at least once every three years. However, if the institution's performance is unsatisfactory, more frequent reviews may be required.

Last Revised: Feb. 1, 2008


Sponsored Links

Recent Content

Seven Social Security Myths

1. Social Security will cover my income needs

2. It's better to take Social Security benefits early

3. I'll receive full benefits at 65

4. Once I start benefits, I can’t work anymore

5. I won't pay taxes on Social Security

6. Once I start Social Security, I have to continue receiving it

7. My divorce will reduce my benefits


Sponsored Links


Sponsored Links

Not affiliated with the US Social Security Administration