Suspensions

Table 50.
Suspensions, by age of recipient and reason for suspension, 1997–2005
Presump- No repreWhereIn
abouts
Excess tive dis- sentative In public
Medicaid
payee institution
ability
facility unknown resources
Death

Failed to
furnish
report

Outside
United
States

In
transi- No longer
tion disabled

Year

Total

Excess
income

1997
1998
1999
2000

1,259,500
1,140,100
1,203,600
1,220,200

525,700
524,200
552,100
562,200

194,700
201,100
195,300
203,400

45,300
49,500
46,300
49,400

87,000
90,900
88,600
94,000

35,500
37,000
43,700
39,000

2,000
2,200
2,200
2,000

37,500
34,400
37,300
37,200

54,800
50,000
59,000
59,100

21,000
28,200
37,700
50,200

19,800
18,800
21,100
22,700

18,500
15,300
3,300
0

193,800
81,500
108,800
90,600

23,900
7,000
8,200
10,400

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

1,238,800
1,295,200
1,257,900
1,303,100
1,289,210

575,900
596,400
579,700
614,700
608,410

193,500
202,700
194,500
195,600
199,670

50,000
50,000
45,100
44,300
44,400

106,600
105,200
119,900
122,600
130,030

48,400
46,800
47,000
45,700
39,320

2,700
2,800
2,500
2,000
2,450

37,100
33,200
32,700
34,600
35,610

64,300
64,900
64,700
69,200
75,560

51,900
53,600
45,600
47,700
31,700

19,600
21,600
22,100
26,100
24,710

7,400
6,600
7,500
6,500
8,380

67,500
90,600
74,800
70,200
65,900

13,900
20,800
21,800
23,900
23,070

1997
1998
1999
2000

336,500
198,700
231,500
224,100

104,000
98,200
106,300
112,700

4,600
5,400
5,000
6,400

900
1,000
900
1,000

15,800
13,800
16,700
18,300

7,300
7,200
7,300
6,600

700
700
1,000
400

17,400
14,100
14,300
15,800

6,100
4,200
4,600
3,300

8,200
10,000
15,200
19,400

900
600
800
700

3,900
3,000
300
0

160,600
39,100
57,800
38,200

6,100
1,400
1,300
1,300

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

203,200
233,800
218,300
225,600
205,760

107,400
116,100
115,500
110,900
108,750

5,100
5,700
4,000
5,500
5,210

900
900
800
1,100
800

17,500
22,000
23,900
30,400
27,650

9,100
9,800
9,300
9,000
8,150

700
700
500
700
460

14,800
13,300
13,700
13,000
12,870

3,300
4,500
4,300
3,800
3,740

17,800
22,200
19,600
20,000
12,930

400
600
300
1,000
740

500
0
500
200
280

24,700
36,900
24,900
28,400
23,020

1,000
1,100
1,000
1,600
1,160

Other

All ages

Under age 18

Aged 18–64
1997
1998
1999
2000

652,100
662,200
697,700
719,500

355,300
358,000
375,200
385,100

79,300
77,200
78,600
84,500

12,800
14,700
10,400
12,600

48,200
53,600
52,800
53,700

17,100
18,600
22,400
19,600

1,300
1,500
1,200
1,500

18,000
18,500
21,100
19,400

47,600
44,800
53,300
54,500

9,900
14,500
17,500
24,400

5,400
5,900
6,000
4,200

10,600
8,100
2,100
0

33,200
42,400
51,000
52,400

13,400
4,400
6,100
7,600

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

760,200
793,100
772,700
804,100
823,790

403,000
421,800
403,900
433,400
437,240

81,900
88,200
87,200
87,100
90,210

14,700
14,200
12,800
14,000
15,980

64,300
59,900
69,100
66,900
75,350

24,200
22,900
23,000
22,800
21,260

2,000
2,100
2,000
1,300
1,980

20,600
18,800
17,000
20,300
20,600

60,100
59,100
59,400
64,700
70,410

26,300
25,500
19,500
20,700
14,770

4,200
4,200
4,800
5,900
6,310

4,900
4,100
5,100
4,600
6,420

42,800
53,700
49,800
41,800
42,870

11,200
18,600
19,100
20,600
20,390

Aged 65 or older
1997
1998
1999
2000

270,900
279,200
274,400
276,600

66,400
68,000
70,600
64,400

110,800
118,500
111,700
112,500

31,600
33,800
35,000
35,800

23,000
23,500
19,100
22,000

11,100
11,200
14,000
12,800

0
0
0
100

2,100
1,800
1,900
2,000

1,100
1,000
1,100
1,300

2,900
3,700
5,000
6,400

13,500
12,300
14,300
17,800

4,000
4,200
900
0

0
0
0
0

4,400
1,200
800
1,500

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

275,400
268,300
266,900
273,400
259,660

65,500
58,500
60,300
70,400
62,420

106,500
108,800
103,300
103,000
104,250

34,400
34,900
31,500
29,200
27,620

24,800
23,300
26,900
25,300
27,030

15,100
14,100
14,700
13,900
9,910

0
0
0
0
10

1,700
1,100
2,000
1,300
2,140

900
1,300
1,000
700
1,410

7,800
5,900
6,500
7,000
4,000

15,000
16,800
17,000
19,200
17,660

2,000
2,500
1,900
1,700
1,680

0
0
100
0
10

1,700
1,100
1,700
1,700
1,520

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format). Data through 2004 are based on a 1 percent
sample; data for 2005 are based on a 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Includes multiple suspensions per person.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Table 51.
Recipients suspended, by age and reason for suspension, 1997–2005
In
WherePresump- No repreMedicaid
abouts
Excess tive dis- sentative
In public
Death
facility unknown resources
ability
payee institution

Failed to
furnish
report

Outside
United
States

In
transi- No longer
tion disabled

Year

Total

Excess
income

1997
1998
1999
2000

1,157,000
1,052,700
1,092,700
1,109,900

449,400
457,300
461,300
472,900

194,700
201,100
195,300
203,400

42,100
47,900
44,600
46,900

80,300
83,900
82,800
87,000

34,300
35,800
42,900
38,000

1,900
1,900
1,900
2,000

32,300
30,900
34,600
35,000

51,200
47,600
55,000
56,100

18,100
26,100
35,600
47,300

19,200
18,100
20,800
22,000

17,700
14,300
3,300
0

193,200
80,900
107,200
89,500

22,600
6,900
7,400
9,800

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

1,123,300
1,175,500
1,148,900
1,192,900
1,177,350

485,500
509,100
499,600
533,200
526,050

193,500
202,700
194,500
195,600
199,670

47,500
48,100
43,500
43,100
42,430

97,000
96,000
110,500
113,900
119,630

47,500
45,500
45,800
44,600
38,040

2,500
2,600
2,300
1,900
2,350

33,900
27,700
30,500
30,600
32,650

59,600
59,000
59,800
64,200
69,870

49,500
47,500
41,200
43,800
29,430

19,100
20,800
21,400
25,000
23,930

7,300
6,300
7,500
6,500
8,200

66,900
90,100
72,200
68,200
63,790

13,500
20,100
20,100
22,300
21,310

1997
1998
1999
2000

299,500
169,900
197,200
183,800

75,100
73,300
77,000
76,500

4,600
5,400
5,000
6,400

900
900
900
1,000

14,200
12,800
15,400
16,900

6,800
6,600
7,000
6,300

700
600
800
500

14,200
13,000
13,800
15,100

5,800
4,000
3,900
3,200

6,900
9,400
14,200
18,100

800
600
600
600

3,500
2,900
300
0

160,300
39,000
57,100
38,000

5,700
1,400
1,200
1,200

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

167,000
191,400
177,700
183,800
169,060

75,200
81,200
79,900
76,100
77,340

5,100
5,700
4,000
5,500
5,210

800
800
800
900
720

15,700
20,700
22,300
28,500
25,540

9,000
9,400
8,700
8,800
7,840

700
700
400
700
460

13,800
10,900
13,300
11,900
12,020

3,000
4,200
4,300
3,400
3,580

17,300
19,300
18,000
17,700
11,860

300
600
300
900
730

400
0
500
200
260

24,700
36,900
24,300
27,600
22,400

1,000
1,000
900
1,600
1,100

1997
1998
1999
2000

599,200
614,800
633,200
662,600

317,100
324,100
323,800
340,600

79,300
77,200
78,600
84,500

10,700
13,600
9,300
11,100

44,100
49,300
49,200
49,400

16,800
18,400
22,000
19,300

1,200
1,300
1,100
1,500

16,200
16,300
19,000
18,100

44,300
42,600
50,000
51,600

8,500
13,000
16,500
23,500

5,200
5,400
6,000
4,200

10,200
7,400
2,100
0

32,900
41,900
50,100
51,500

12,700
4,300
5,500
7,300

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

693,000
726,100
712,800
744,900
758,910

353,300
375,100
363,700
392,800
392,840

81,900
88,200
87,200
87,100
90,210

13,000
13,200
11,500
13,200
14,660

58,200
54,000
63,100
61,300
68,710

23,700
22,500
22,700
22,300
20,600

1,800
1,900
1,900
1,200
1,880

18,400
15,700
15,200
17,500
18,690

55,700
53,700
54,500
60,100
64,950

24,800
22,500
17,600
19,300
13,720

4,200
4,200
4,800
5,800
6,120

4,900
3,900
5,100
4,600
6,320

42,200
53,200
47,800
40,600
41,380

10,900
18,000
17,700
19,100
18,830

Other

All ages

Under age 18

Aged 18–64

Aged 65 or older
1997
1998
1999
2000

258,300
268,000
262,300
263,500

57,200
59,900
60,500
55,800

110,800
118,500
111,700
112,500

30,500
33,400
34,400
34,800

22,000
21,800
18,200
20,700

10,700
10,800
13,900
12,400

0
0
0
0

1,900
1,600
1,800
1,800

1,100
1,000
1,100
1,300

2,700
3,700
4,900
5,700

13,200
12,100
14,200
17,200

4,000
4,000
900
0

0
0
0
0

4,200
1,200
700
1,300

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

263,300
258,000
258,400
264,200
249,380

57,000
52,800
56,000
64,300
55,870

106,500
108,800
103,300
103,000
104,250

33,700
34,100
31,200
29,000
27,050

23,100
21,300
25,100
24,100
25,380

14,800
13,600
14,400
13,500
9,600

0
0
0
0
10

1,700
1,100
2,000
1,200
1,940

900
1,100
100
700
1,340

7,400
5,700
5,600
6,800
3,850

14,600
16,000
16,300
18,300
17,080

2,000
2,400
1,900
1,700
1,620

0
0
100
0
10

1,600
1,100
1,500
1,600
1,380

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format). Data through 2004 are based on a 1 percent
sample; data for 2005 are based on a 10 percent sample.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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Table 52.
Recipients suspended for at least 12 months, by age and reason for suspension, 1997–2004
In
WherePresump- No repreMedicaid
abouts
Excess tive dis- sentative In public
Death
facility unknown resources
ability
payee institution

Failed to
furnish
report

Outside
United
States

In
transi- No longer
tion disabled

Other

Year

Total

Excess
income

1997
1998
1999
2000

770,000
681,500
699,000
695,500

282,100
285,500
282,800
284,900

194,700
201,100
195,300
203,400

31,300
38,900
36,100
35,500

27,400
22,900
22,800
23,800

19,200
18,600
24,200
20,200

700
700
700
1,000

5,600
5,000
4,800
5,400

25,300
19,700
20,600
20,500

9,400
9,000
13,500
15,100

12,700
10,100
11,700
10,300

4,800
2,400
2,000
2,700

152,100
63,300
80,000
66,500

4,700
4,300
4,500
6,200

2001
2002
2003
2004

674,000
722,500
684,800
718,820

284,300
311,900
311,200
333,150

193,500
202,700
194,500
195,600

37,000
36,600
32,000
32,360

21,600
22,200
24,200
25,250

25,700
24,500
22,700
22,340

1,100
1,100
1,500
1,330

4,800
3,900
3,700
4,080

20,500
20,700
19,700
21,120

15,500
14,200
12,600
12,080

9,700
10,400
9,800
13,060

5,400
4,900
4,700
4,300

47,800
60,300
39,200
44,620

7,100
9,100
9,000
9,530

All ages

Under age 18
1997
1998
1999
2000

157,900
82,200
95,500
80,200

31,500
28,700
25,100
24,100

4,600
5,400
5,000
6,400

100
500
100
200

5,100
3,700
3,700
4,100

3,600
2,900
5,000
3,700

0
200
400
200

1,800
2,500
2,200
3,000

1,900
2,100
2,100
1,600

3,000
3,200
5,300
6,600

600
500
400
200

200
300
300
300

104,400
31,200
45,000
28,800

1,100
1,000
900
1,000

2001
2002
2003
2004

68,400
83,100
63,700
67,680

23,400
27,900
25,600
23,290

5,100
5,700
4,000
5,500

400
400
100
210

4,200
4,800
3,900
4,720

5,900
5,700
5,000
4,980

300
0
200
260

2,000
2,300
2,500
1,980

1,500
1,400
1,500
1,810

5,900
6,500
5,200
4,850

100
200
200
570

200
0
800
170

18,700
27,500
14,100
18,550

700
700
800
790

Aged 18–64
1997
1998
1999
2000

408,300
388,500
397,900
414,900

212,000
220,100
221,300
228,200

79,300
77,200
78,600
84,500

5,800
8,800
6,100
5,700

12,500
10,000
10,800
12,600

9,700
9,200
11,700
9,900

700
500
300
800

3,100
1,900
2,200
1,800

22,900
17,000
17,700
18,200

5,100
4,300
6,100
7,100

3,700
3,500
3,800
2,300

3,300
1,100
1,000
1,500

47,700
32,100
35,000
37,700

2,500
2,800
3,300
4,600

2001
2002
2003
2004

409,200
446,400
431,400
463,000

229,300
254,800
253,100
278,050

81,900
88,200
87,200
87,100

7,900
8,200
7,400
8,390

9,600
9,900
11,900
11,980

11,800
11,800
10,400
10,430

800
1,100
1,300
1,060

2,100
1,300
800
1,700

18,700
18,900
17,400
18,740

7,400
6,700
4,600
5,210

2,200
2,100
2,000
3,310

3,100
2,900
2,800
3,020

29,100
32,800
25,100
26,070

5,300
7,700
7,200
7,940

Aged 65 or older
1997
1998
1999
2000

203,800
210,800
205,600
200,400

38,600
36,700
36,400
32,600

110,800
118,500
111,700
112,500

25,400
29,600
29,900
29,600

9,800
9,200
8,300
7,100

5,900
6,500
7,500
6,600

0
0
0
0

700
600
400
600

500
600
800
700

1,300
1,500
2,100
1,400

8,400
6,100
7,500
7,800

1,300
1,000
700
900

0
0
0
0

1,100
500
300
600

2001
2002
2003
2004

196,400
193,000
189,700
188,140

31,600
29,200
32,500
31,810

106,500
108,800
103,300
103,000

28,700
28,000
24,500
23,760

7,800
7,500
8,400
8,550

8,000
7,000
7,300
6,930

0
0
0
10

700
300
600
400

300
400
800
570

2,200
1,000
2,800
2,020

7,400
8,100
7,600
9,180

2,100
2,000
900
1,110

0
0
0
0

1,100
700
1,000
800

SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format). Data through 2003 are based on a 1 percent
sample; data for 2004 are based on a 10 percent sample.
NOTE: Data are obtained by following recipients in Table 51 for 12 months.
CONTACT: Alfreda Brooks (410) 965-9849 or ssi.asr@ssa.gov.

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