Program Operations Manual System (POMS)
RM 05101.007 Preparing Finder Records
On a weekly basis, or as needed, forward the accumulated blocks of I-131's to the
Division of Earnings Operations, Reports Analysis Branch, Data Entry Section, Unit
23, under cover of a route slip. In the remarks sections enter the following, “Keypunch I-131 Control Cards as directed in RM 05101.013.” Record the date forwarded in the control register. When the forms and related control
cards are returned by RAB, record the date in the control register and accumulate
the forms and cards for further handling.
On a monthly basis, or as volume dictates, forward all accumulated control cards to
the Division of Earnings Operations, Reconciliation (OASDI) Branch, EAM Services Section
under cover of a route slip. In the remarks section of the route slip, enter the following
“Reproduce MBR and SSR Finder Cards as directed in RM 05101.016.” Record the date forwarded in the control register. When the control cards and related
MBR and SSR finders are returned, enter the date in the control register. Forward
the MBR and SSR finder cards to EDP using the appropriate route slips furnished by
the Pre-Claims Branch and record the date in the control register. The original control
cards may be destroyed only after the receipt of the MBR and SSR printouts.
NOTE: Contact the Division of SSI Claims and Postentitlement Systems, Redetermination and
Master Record Support Branch, Data Retention and Control Section each time SSR finders
are forwarded to EDP. Inform the section that (number) SSR finders are being submitted
and that there will be many “NIF” records generated.