Federal benefits including Social Security benefits going to deceased

by Staff | November 2nd, 2010

U. S. Senator Tom Coburn says the federal government has sent more than $1 billion in payments from various programs to dead people over the past 10 years.

According to newsok.com, Sen. Coburn’s report describes payments to the deceased from Social Secuirty, the Agriculture Department, Medicare and Medicaid, and federal programs to help people pay housing and heating bills.

Do you think these oversights hurt those who really need Social Security? How do you think such programs should be regulated better?

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