How does social security take money back after someone dies?

I know social security takes back the recipients monthly payment for the month they pass away. How do they take it back? Is it electronically withdrawn back from the bank account? Most people live so tight there isn't much left after bills. What if there isn't enough there to take it back? Will they just... show more I know social security takes back the recipients monthly payment for the month they pass away. How do they take it back? Is it electronically withdrawn back from the bank account?
Most people live so tight there isn't much left after bills. What if there isn't enough there to take it back? Will they just take what's left and call it good? Not take it at all? Or try to come after deceased assets to satisfy them?
Anybody have any experience with this? Thank you
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