The code 56 states that the individual resides in an auto-accrete State, is eligible
for SSI benefits, and the Social Security Administration will initiate development
of a claim for Medicare benefits. The intermediary or carrier will diary the case
and requery in 60 days. If the intermediary or carrier receives a second code 56,
it refers the query to the SSA DO/BO on the form HCFA-1980, Carrier or Intermediary
Request for SSA Assistance. The form will be annotated “Second Code 56 After 60 Day Diary.” (See D below).