Source: U.S. Department of the Treasury, Financial Management
who receives Social Security/Supplemental Security Income or other federal
benefit payments by paper check is required by the U.S. Department of the
Treasury to switch to an electronic payment option by March 1, 2013.
new public service announcement, five educational videos and print materials
are now available to help you assist the people you serve with common questions
about the requirement and getting payments electronically. Videos feature
actual customer service agents from the U.S. Treasury Electronic Payment
Solution Center and answer the following questions:
is the U.S. Treasury requiring electronic federal benefit payments
will I know my money has been deposited?
does direct deposit work?
electronic payments safe?
does the Direct Express® card work?
To order a looped DVD of the videos, contact a Go Direct campaign
representative by emailing GoDirect@webershandwick.com or by calling 952-346-6055.