SSA logo: link to Social Security Online home1604. What kind of evidence shows that a beneficiary needs a representative payee?

There are several kinds of evidence we will consider when determining whether an adult beneficiary needs help managing their payments. These are:

  1. Legal evidence (see §1605), or

  2. Medical evidence (see §1606), and

  3. Lay evidence (see §1607).

Last Revised: Nov. 16, 2010