Do not disclose any of the following information about auxiliaries to the primary
claimant or beneficiary or NH.
Whether or not benefits were paid (or were in suspense, etc.);
Amounts of benefit checks;
Names of representative payees or copies of payee applications or payee accountings;
A NH inquires about his son being entitled to benefits on the NH’s record. The NH
wants to know when his son became entitled, and the amount of his benefit. The NH
also wants to know the amounts of the actual checks issued to his son, including any
You may disclose the son’s entitlement date and the amount of the benefit he was awarded
at that time. You may also disclose any subsequent changes in the son’s benefit amount
and the effective dates of those changes. However, you may not disclose the amounts of any of the son’s checks.
IMPORTANT: Be especially careful if an auxiliary’s Numident record contains special indicator
(SI) 6. This indicates that the has been issued a new SSN as a result of abuse, harassment
or life endangerment. See RM 10215.230 for special actions that are required when
special indicator 6 appears on Numident record.