SSA logo: link to Social Security Online home1624. State Mental Institutions that Serve as Representative Payees

1624.1 Must State mental institutions complete annual report forms?

We do not require State mental institutions that participate in our onsite review program to complete the annual report form.

1624.2 How does SSA monitor participating State mental institutions?

We monitor participating State mental institutions through a process we call onsite review.

1624.3 How often does SSA monitor State mental institutions?

We review each participating institution at least once every three years. However, if we find an institution is not performing its representative payee duties satisfactorily, we may review it more often.

Last Revised: Apr. 26, 2010