If the NH contacts SSA as the result of receipt of the SSA-L3044C1 (Social Notice
to Employee), SSA-L3400C1 (Social Security Request) or upon the advice of his/her
Obtain and review the Numident for DOD and the source of the death information.
Request SEQY, DEQY and MBR for the year in question and surrounding years for comparison
Review the DEQY for DOD and for an “E” offset indicator for years 1988-1990.
IMPORTANT: IF THE YEAR IS 1991 or LATER the DEQY and SEQY WILL SHOW NO POSTINGS SINCE EARNINGS
WILL BE IN SUSPENSE.