Work-Related Overpayments of Social Security Disability Insurance Beneficiaries: Prevalence and Descriptive Statistics
DRC Working Paper Number: 2018-04
Publisher: Washington, DC: Center for Studying Disability Policy, Mathematica Policy Research
Jul 09, 2018
- 1.9 percent of all DI beneficiaries in our sample were overpaid due to work in one or more months during this three-year period.
- Among DI beneficiaries with sufficient earnings to put them at risk of a work-related overpayment, 71 percent were overpaid.
- Work-related overpayments lasted for a median of nine months.
- Work-related overpayments accrued to a median of over $9,000.
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