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    Representative Payee

Representative Payee Programs

Limits to What a Representative Payee Can Do

  • Use a beneficiary's money for anything other than their needs
  • Spend funds in a way that would leave the beneficiary without necessary items or services such as (housing, food, power, or water)
  • Deposit beneficiary's funds into organization's operating account
  • Lend a beneficiary's money to anyone else, including other beneficiaries our organization serves
  • Keep the beneficiary's conserved funds if we are no longer serving as representative payee
  • Make medical decisions for the beneficiary
  • Sign legal documents, other than Social Security documents, on behalf of a beneficiary