BOND Implementation and Evaluation: 2016 Stage 1 Interim Process, Participation, and Impact Report
- The offset caused average benefit payments to increase by $132 in 2014.
- The offset did not produce detectable changes in earnings for 2014.
- Exploratory findings suggest that the offset increased both the number of beneficiaries employed and the proportion of beneficiaries with earnings above the level at which they become eligible for the offset.
- The offset increased the likelihood of overpayments but decreased the size of overpayments.