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Overpayments with Recovery Agreements that Will Extend Beyond 2049

September 28, 2021

Audit Report Number: A-07-19-50775

Objective: To (1) quantify the debt the Recovery of Overpayments, Accounting and Reporting (ROAR) system cannot track because it cannot process recovery actions beyond 2049; (2) assess the status of the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) efforts to resolve the issues caused by its system limitation; and (3) project the growth in the number of overpayments, amount of untracked debt, and associated costs to process this workload through 2029.

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