TN 10 (04-99)

SI 01320.445 Chart - Changes in Deeming Status - Couples

Citations:

Social Security Act, section 1614(f)(1);

Regulations, 20 CFR 416.1163

The following chart highlights the events that cause changes in spouse to-spouse deeming status. The chart summarizes the concepts discussed in SI 01320.450, but does not attempt to replace the detailed explanations provided in that section.

 

SPOUSE-TO-SPOUSE
CHANGEEFFECTIVE MONTH OF CHANGETRANSITIONAL/
RMA CYCLE
BUDGET MONTH FLAG
Ineligible spouse becomes eligible The spouses become a couple effective the month the ineligible spouse becomes eligible for paymentTransitional 0
Spouses separate or divorceDeeming stops the month after the month of the separation or divorceRMA 2
Eligible individual begins living with an ineligible spouseDeeming begins the month after the month they begin living togetherRMA2
Ineligible spouse diesDeeming stops effective with the month after the month of the spouse's deathRMA2
Eligible individual becomes subject to the $30 payment limitDeeming stops effective with the first month the individual is eligible for the $30 paymentRMA 2

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SI 01320.445 - Chart - Changes in Deeming Status - Couples - 04/13/1999
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:04/13/1999