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HEARING: Chairman Johnson Announces Hearing on the Direct Deposit of Social Security Benefits

B-318 Rayburn House Office Building at 9:00 AM
September 12, 2012 — Hearing   

Focus Of The Hearing:
The hearing will examine the impact on beneficiaries of electronic payment of Social Security benefits; including exceptions to electronic payment requirements and the effectiveness of efforts to educate beneficiaries about these changes.  The hearing will also focus on the degree to which electronic payments are subject to fraud and the actions the SSA and FMS are taking to prevent this fraud

Witness List


Richard Gregg, Fiscal Assistant Secretary, Department of the Treasury

Theresa Gruber, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Operations, Social Security

Patrick P. O’Carroll, Jr., Inspector General, Social Security Administration

Margot Saunders, Counsel, National Consumer Law Center
(Truth in Testimony)

Chairman Johnson’s Opening Statement


SUBCOMMITTEE: Social Security