TN 11 (09-87)

RM 03803.009 Determining the “Claim” or “Non Claim” Status of a Record

  1. Consider the record to be in “claims” status where:

    1. Earnings record information on the MEF/SSA-1826 printout indicates a claim.

      NOTE: Any symbol in the “DS” or “CS” space on the SSA-1826 should be considered a claim.

    2. The case material indicates that the NH has filed for a benefit based on his/her own record and an MBR confirms it.

    3. The standard display of MEF indicates that a NH has filed for a benefit based on his/her own record.

    4. The MBR shows that a claim has been filed.

    5. There has been a terminated disability claim.

    6. A disability claim was denied for lack of insured status.

    7. Consider a scrambled earnings case (including IRS scrambles) to be in “claims” status when:

      1. All NH's are or were in monthly benefit status on their own record.

      2. Any individual who is or was in benefit status on another NH's E/R.

      3. Any NH who has filed a claim for monthly RSDI benefits. This category includes NH's who filed a claim for monthly RSDI benefits which was disallowed or terminated.

  2. Consider the record to be in “non-claims” status where:

    1. There is no indication in the case that a claim has been filed.

    2. A check to the MBR shows “No record.”

    3. The individual is receiving an auxiliary benefit (e.g., widow, wife, child) based on another person's earnings record.

    4. The case material shows a completed action of no application (No App).

    5. The individual is receiving or has received SSI or black lung benefits.

    6. A disability claim was denied on medical grounds.


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RM 03803.009 - Determining the "Claim" or "Non Claim" Status of a Record - 10/09/2014
Batch run: 10/09/2014
Rev:10/09/2014