TN 24 (12-17)

NL 00725.430 “SUS” UTIs – Suspensions deleted (for other than work)

SUS001 Benefits Suspended Non-Citizen Outside of U.S. Over 6 Months

We cannot pay  (1)  benefits  (2)   (3)  because  (4)  not a citizen of the United States and  (5)  been living outside the country for more than 6 months. Please read the enclosed pamphlet, “Your Social Security Checks - While You are Outside the United States,” for more information about this.

Fill-ins:

(1) SN/“you”

(2) null/“beginning”

(3) Month and year/null

(4) “you are”/ “she is”/ “he is”

(5) “you have”/“she has”/”he has”

SUS003 Benefits Suspended – U.S. Citizen Outside U.S.

We cannot pay you the benefits  (1)   (2)  due while you live in  (3)  . If  (4)   (5)  to another country, we may be able to begin payments. Please contact us if this happens.

Fill-ins:

(1) SN/“you”

(2) “are”/“is”

(3) Name of country of residence

(4) “you”/“she”/ “he”

(5) “move”/“moves”

SUS004 Benefits Suspended – Non U.S. Citizen Outside U.S.

 (1)   (2)  not due benefits while  (3)   (4)  in  (5)  . If  (6)   (7)  to another country, we may be able to begin payments. Please contact us if this happens.

Fill-ins:

(1) SN/“You”

(2) “are”/“is”

(3) “you”/“she”/ “he”

(4) “live”/“lives”

(5) Name of country of residence

(6) “you”/“she”/“he”

(7) “move”/“moves”

SUS005 Benefits Suspended – Non-Citizen Outside U.S. Over 6 Months (Use with SUS001)

If  (1)   (2)  to the United States for one whole calendar month, we may be able to begin payments. Please contact us if this happens.

Fill-ins:

(1) “you”/“she”/“he”

(2) “return”/“returns”

SUS006 Technical Entitlement – Auxiliary Claim SD

We are stopping the benefits  (1)  been receiving as a  (2)  on  (3)  Social Security record. This is because  (4)  entitled to an equal or larger benefit on  (5)  record.

Fill-ins:

(1) “you have”/“she has”/“he has”

(2) Type of benefit

(3) NH-NAME (possessive)

(4) “you are”/“she is”/“he is”

(5) “your own/her own/his own/another person's”

SUS014 Benefits Suspended – No Child in Care

We cannot pay  (1)  because  (2)  not taking care of a child who  (3)  entitled to Social Security benefits.

Fill-ins:

(1) SN/“you”

(2) ““you are”/“she is”/“he is”/“you were”/“she was”/“he was”

(3) “is”/“was”

SUS017 Benefits Stopped Due to Work

We cannot pay  (1)  because of  (2)  work.

Fill-ins:

(1) SN/“you”

(2) “your”/“her”/“his”

SUS018 Beneficiary or Spouse Entitled to Another GPO

We cannot pay  (1)  because two-thirds the amount of  (2)  government pension is equal to or larger than  (3)  monthly Social Security benefit.

Fill-ins:

(1) SN/“you”

(2) “your”/“her”/“his”

(3) “your”/“her”/“his”

SUS021 S8 Award Notice – Beneficiary Non-DAA (Follows CHKC11)

When we begin your  (1)  payments, you will be paid all money that is due you. When we make a decision about your payee, we will send you another letter. This letter will explain what you can do if you disagree with our payee decision.

Fill-in:

(1) Social Security

SUS022 S8 Award Notice – Beneficiary DAA

We will begin your disability payments when we select a payee for you. We will send your payee all money due you. Before we begin payments, we will send another letter telling you whom we selected as your payee. This letter will explain what you can do if you disagree with the payee we selected.

SUS026 S8 Award Notice – Beneficiary Non-DAA

We have determined that you need help managing your payments. We will be selecting a qualified person to receive your payments. We call this person a representative payee. It will be your payee's duty to manage your  (1)  payments for you and use them for your needs.

Fill-in:

(1) Social Security

SUS029 Lead-in Statement – Multiple Suspensions Multiple Periods

We cannot pay  (1)  for  (2)   (3)   (4)  and  (5)   (6)   (7)   (8)  .

Fill-ins:

(1) SN/“you”

(2) Month and year

(3) “and”/“through”/null

(4) Month and year/null

(5) “beginning”/null

(6) Month and year

(7) “and”/“through”/null

(8) Month and year/null

SUS030 Lead-in Statement – Multiple Suspensions Multiple Periods

We cannot pay  (1)  for  (2)   (3)   (4)  ,  (5)   (6)   (7)  and  (8)   (9)   (10)   (11)  .

Fill-ins:

(1) SN/“you”

(2) Month and year

(3) “and”/“through”/null

(4) Month and year/null

(5) Month and year

(6) “and”/“through”/null

(7) Month and year/null

(8) “beginning”/null

(9) Month and year

(10) “and”/“through”/null

(11) Month and year/null

SUS031 Lead-in Statement – Multiple Suspensions Multiple Periods

We cannot pay  (1)  for  (2)   (3)   (4)  ,  (5)   (6)   (7)  ,  (8)   (9)   (10)  and  (11)   (12)   (13)   (14)  .

Fill-ins:

(1) SN/“you”

(2) Month and year

(3) “and”/“through”/null

(4) Month and year/null

(5) Month and year

(6) “and”/“through”/null

(7) Month and year/null

(8) Month and year

(9) “and”/“through”/null

(10) Month and year/null

(11) “beginning”/null

(12) Month and year

(13) “and”/“through”/null

(14) Month and year/null

SUS057 Alien Not Lawfully Present – Initial No Pay Award

Even though we cannot pay  (1)  benefits, we may be able to pay other individuals if they are entitled on this record.

Fill-in:

(1) “you”/beneficiary full name

SUS060 Number Holder Suspension – Alien Deportation

We cannot pay  (1)  benefits beginning  (2)  because  (3)  been deported. Please let us know if  (4)  permitted to stay in the United States as a resident, because we may be able to pay  (5)  benefits again.

Fill-ins:

(1) SN/“you”

(2) DOST in format “May 1993”

(3) “you have”/“she has”/“he has”

(4) “you are”/“she is”/“he is”

(5) “you”/“her”/“him”

SUS063 Lawful Alien Status Needs Reverification

Based on the information we have,  (1)  lawfully present status will end  (2)  . To receive benefits after that date,  (3)  must give us new evidence by  (4)  about  (5)  status. This evidence must show that  (6)  status has been extended or changed to another lawfully present category. If we do not receive this evidence by  (7)  , we will stop  (8)  benefits.

Fill-ins:

(1) “your”/beneficiary's full name, possessive

(2) date in the format Month DD, YYYY

(3) “you”/“she”/“he”

(4) date in the format Month DD, YYYY

(5) “your”/ “her”/“his”

(6) “your”/“her”/“his”

(7) date in the format Month DD, YYYY

(8) “your”/“her”/“his”

SUS064 Alien Not Lawfully Present – Initial No Pay Award

Based on the information we have,  (1)  not meet the above requirement. We may begin to pay  (2)  benefits if  (3)  alien status changes or if  (4)  the U.S. We will send another letter if we begin  (5)  benefits.

Fill-ins:

(1) “you do”/beneficiary's full name plus “does”

(2) “you”/“her”/“him”

(3) “your”/“her”/“his”

(4) “you leave”/ “she leaves”/ “he leaves”

(5) “your”/“her”/“his”

SUS065 Alien Status

Under the law, we  (1)  pay  (2)  for  (3)  any month  (4)  lawfully present in the U.S. To receive benefits,  (5)  must be a U.S. citizen or national, or lawfully present in the U.S., defined by the Attorney General as an alien;

lawfully admitted for permanent residence;

admitted as a refugee under section 207 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA);

granted asylum under section 208 of the INA;

paroled under section 212(d)(5) of the INA (except for aliens paroled for an exclusion hearing or prosecution in the U.S.);

an alien whose deportation has been withheld under section 243 (h) of the INA as in effect prior to April 1, 1997, or whose removal has been withheld under section 241(b)(3) of the INA.

granted conditional entry as a refugee under section 203(a)(7) of the INA as in effect prior to April 1, 1980;

inspected and admitted to the U.S. and who has not violated the applicable terms of his/her status;

with a pending application for political asylum under section 208 of the INA or a pending application for withholding of deportation under section 243(h) of the INA, and employment authorization; or

belonging to any specific class of aliens permitted to remain in the U.S. under U.S. law or policy, for humanitarian or other public policy reasons.

Fill-ins:

(1) “can”/“cannot”

(2) “you”/beneficiary's full name

(3) null

(4) ““you are”/“she is”/ “he is”/you are not/she is not/he is not”

(5) “you”/“she”/“he”

SUS066 Auxiliary Benefits Suspended Pending Development of the Number Holder's CDR Investigation

We cannot pay benefits  (1)   (2)  so we can study the facts and decide whether  (3)  still meets the requirements to receive disability benefits. We will let you know when we make this decision and will tell you whether we can start  (4)  benefits again.

Fill-ins:

(1) “beginning”

(2) MMYYYY

(3) NH-Name

(4) BGN possessive/BGN plus BLN possessive/“your”

SUS069 Notify the Disabled Claimant that His/Her Benefits are being Suspended Pending Development for a Continuing Disability

We cannot pay  (1)  benefits because our records show that  (2) 

did not return information we asked for; or

 (3)  returned to work; or

 (4)  health improved; or

 (5)  could not be located.

We cannot pay benefits because we must study the facts and decide whether  (6)  still  (7)  the requirements to receive disability benefits.

Fill-ins:

(1) BGN plus BLN/”you”

(2) “he”/“she”/“you”

(3) “he”/“she”/“you”

(4) “his”/“her”/“your”

(5) “he”/“she”/“you”

(6) “he”/“she”/“you”

(7) “meets”/ “meet”

SUS070 Benefits Suspended Pending Development of Correct Address or Beneficiary's Whereabouts Unknown

We cannot pay  (1)  starting  (2)  . We need more information before we can start  (3)  payments again.

Fill-ins:

(1) “you”/FN

(2) Date (Month and Year)

(3) “your”/ “his”/ “her”

SUS077 Ongoing Voluntary Suspension to Earn Delayed Retirement Credits (VOLDRC or LEGIS1)

We received  (1)  request to suspend  (2)  retirement benefits to earn delayed retirement credits. Suspending these benefits will also stop payments to  (3)  on any other record on which  (4)  entitled. We will restart  (5)  benefits with the earlier of:

  • The month  (6)  age 70, or

  • The month after  (7)  for payments to restart.

Fill ins:

(1) “your”/ Number holder's BGN plus BLN (possessive)

(2) “your”/”his”/ “her”

(3) “you”/”him”/ “her”

(4) “you are”/ “he is”/ “she is”

(5) “your”/ Number holder's BGN plus BLN (possessive)

(6) “you reach”/ “he reaches”/ “she reaches”

(7) “you ask”/ “he asks”/ “she asks”

SUS079 Beneficiary Requests Waiver of His Right to Benefit Payments

We are withholding  (1)  benefits because  (2)  requested us to do so.

Fill-ins:

(1) BGN plus BLN possessive/”your”

(2) “he has”/“she has”/“you have”

SUS081 Beneficiary's Benefits Will be Suspended because of an Administrative Sanction

We notified  (1)  earlier that we would withhold some benefits if  (2)  became entitled to Social Security benefits. Under Social Security rules we will not pay a person Social Security benefits for a certain period of time if that person:

Made a statement or presented a material fact that the person knew or should have known was false or misleading, and we used the information to decide entitlement or payment amounts; or

Omitted material facts that the person knew or should have known we needed when we decided entitlement or payment amounts.

When we do not pay the person, we call this a penalty. As a result we are withholding  (3)  benefits from  (4)  through  (5)  .

Fill-ins:

(1) Ms. Plus BLN/Mr. plus BLN/ BGN/BGN plus BLN/”you”

(2) “she”/“he”/“you”

(3) “her”/“his”/“your”

(4) Month YYYY

(5) Month YYYY

SUS084 Embedded Period of Voluntary Suspension to Earn Delayed Retirement Credits (VOLDRC or LEGIS1)

We received  (1)  request to suspend  (2)  retirement benefits for  (3)  to earn delayed retirement credits. Suspending these benefits will also stop payments to  (4)  on any other record on which  (5)  entitled. We will restart  (6)  benefits for  (7)  in  (8)  unless  (9)  us to restart  (10)  benefits earlier.

Fill-ins:

(1) “your”/ Number holder's BGN plus BLN (possessive)

(2) “your”/ “his”/ “her”

(3) Month CCYY/ Month CCYY through Month CCYY

(4) “you”/ Number holder's name BGN plus BLN (not possessive)

(5) “you are”/ “he is”/ “she is”

(6) “your”/ Number holder's name BGN plus BLN (possessive)

(7) Month CCYY of restart of benefits

(8) Month CCYY of first payment after restart of benefits

(9) ”you ask”/ “he asks”/ “she asks”

(10) “your”/ “his”/ “her”

SUS085 Suspension of Benefits Due to Alien Deportation or Removal from the U.S. – Number Holder

We cannot pay  (1)  benefits beginning  (2)  because  (3)  been deported or removed from the United States under one of the following sections of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA):

Section 241(a) of the INA in effect prior to April 1, 1997;

Section 237(a); or

Section 212(a)(6)(A).

Please let us know if in the future  (4)  permitted to return to the United States as a lawful permanent resident. We may be able to pay  (5)  benefits at that time.

Fill-ins:

(1) Ms. Plus BLN/Mr. plus BLN/ “you”

(2) Show the DOST in the format Month, YYYY

(3) “she has”/“he has”/“you have”

(4) “she is”/“he is”/ “you are”

(5) “her”/“him”/ “you”

SUS086 Suspension of Auxiliary/Survivor Benefits Due to Number Holder's Alien Deportation or Removal from the U.S.

No benefits are payable to  (1)  beginning  (2)  because  (3)  has been deported or removed from the United States.

Benefits may be payable if  (4)   (5)  a U.S. citizen or  (6)   (7)  in the United States for a full calendar month or more without leaving for any period, no matter how short. Please let us know if either of these things happen.

Fill-ins:

(1) Beneficiary's given name (BGN)/ plus BLN/”you”

(2) Show the DOST in the format Month, YYYY

(3) Show the NH's full name

(4) BGN/BGN plus BLN/”you”

(5) “becomes”/ “become”

(6) “she”/ “he”/ “you”

(7) “stays”/ “stay”

SUS100 Suspension of Auxiliary's Benefits – Number Holder (NH) Requests Voluntary Suspension to Earn Delayed Retirement Credits (LEGIS1)

We received  (1)  request to suspend  (2)  benefits to earn delayed retirement credits. As a result, we must suspend the benefits  (3)  on  (4)  record. We will restart  (5)  benefits with the earlier of:

  • The month  (6)  reaches age 70, or

  • The month after  (7)  asks for payments to restart.

Fill-ins:

(1) Number holder's BGN plus BLN (possessive)

(2) “his”/ “her”

(3) “you receive”/Auxiliary's BGN plus BLN (not possessive) plus “receives”

(4) Number holder's BGN plus BLN (possessive)

(5) “your”/Auxiliary's BGN plus BLN (possessive)

(6) Number holder's BGN plus BLN (not possessive)

(7) Number holder's BGN plus BLN (not possessive)


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NL 00725.430 - "SUS" UTIs - Suspensions deleted (for other than work) - 12/21/2017
Batch run: 12/21/2017
Rev:12/21/2017