GN 01738.211 Preparing Final Claim Packages for the Greek Agency
Greece often pays a family supplement to Greek pensioners residing in Greece. The U.S. benefit could reduce the amount of this supplement. Therefore, SSA will advise IKA of a U.S. benefit paid to Greek residents.
1. Claims Authorizers
Prepare a routing slip, SSA-559, after awarding benefits to a Greek resident.
the first month of entitlement (MOEN) that a full benefit is payable.
IMPORTANT: If a beneficiary's MOEN is prior to the effective date of the Agreement, enter “09/01/94” as the MOEN.
the MBA for the first month of a full payment.
Route the folder to a Liaison Clerk.
2. Liaison Clerks
Complete Form SSA-2960-U3-GR Part II with “Benefit Data” information.
Note: This information cannot be released without a consent form unless a claim has been filed under the agreement.