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social security overpayment does it have to be paid back ?

1 Answers. Asked on May 23rd, 2013 on Social Security Disability - Massachusetts
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social security overpaid me and said it was my fault . If I don't make any money to be able to pay them back and if I tried it would leave me unable to pay for bills I have to pay for .
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Answered on May 25th, 2013 at 8:13 PM

Maybe.

There are appeal rights for any determination.  There are also payment plans that can be set up.

It is critical that one pay attention to any "overpayment notice" from the Social Security Administration (SSA).  There are deadlines to appeal the decision in that notice and if not exercised, you may lose them.  

Your benefits may stop completely until the overpayment is repaid so stay on top of this issue.

No attorney-client relationship has been established because of the information provided. Seek local counsel to address your particular facts. MJHJ

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