The field office (FO) obtains an HCFA-18, an SSA-454-BK and SSA-827s or local State
medical releases from the individual at the time of enrollment. Refer to HI 00801.170C. for detailed information on FO enrollment procedures, effective date of coverage,
For purposes of enrollment in Premium-HI, the individual is “deemed disabled” prior to verification of continuing disability, provided that a review of the claim folder
shows that SGA was the basis for the cessation.
Enrollment must not be delayed pending verification of continuing disability, per
DI 40510.150B. and DI 40510.155.