If the claimant dies before the PERC document can be completed and/or signed and there is an SSI underpayment due and a potential recipient of the underpayment (See SI 02101.001 regarding underpayments.), complete the PERC with and/or obtain the signature of
one of the following:
the applicant on the SSI record if other than the claimant,
a surviving living-with spouse or parent (in the case of a child), or
a State agency official if there is an interim assistance reimbursement (IAR) authorization
and the persons listed above are nonexistent, unable, or unwilling to provide the
If there is no SSI underpayment due or there is no one to whom an underpayment can
be paid (See SI 02101.001 regarding underpayments.) no PERC is required. See SI 01730.015 if unpaid Medicaid expenses are alleged.