Claims interviewers are responsible for discussing the Supplemental Security Income
(SSI) program with title II applicants when the title II claimant is within 2 months
of age 65 or alleges disability or blindness. See GN 00201.005E. and GN 00201.005F. for the specific policy and procedures to follow when taking a title II application.
NOTE: See instructions in GN 00204.055E.3.c for claimants who answer “yes” to the intent
to file for SSI question on the internet (iClaim) application.