TN 24 (12-94)

NL 00804.160 Spouse Involvement

1161. Situation Where Used:

IC: Recipient's spouse is eligible for part, but not all, of initial period of eligibility.

PE: Change in spouse's eligibility causes SSI payment to increase or stay the same. If SSI decreases, use paragraph 2180.

 

(1) spouse (2) eligible to receive Supplemental Security Income payments (3) .

(1)Your
 Her
 His
(2)is
 was
(3)for (Month/Year)
 for (Month/Year) through (Month/Year)
 for (Month/Year) on

1180. Situation Where Used:

IC: Recipient is a member of an eligible couple. The other member was paid as an eligible individual with an ineligible spouse while the case was being adjudicated.

(1) spouse received Supplemental Security Income payments of (2) (3) . Since the law limits the total monthly amount we can pay (4) to (5) , (6) eligible for only (7) for (8) .

(1)Choice 1 - Your
 Choice 2 - Her
 Choice 3 - His
(2)$$$.¢¢
(3)Choice 1 - for (Month/Year)
 Choice 2 - for (Month/Year) through (Month/Year)
(4)Choice 1 - you and your spouse
 Choice 2 - her and her spouse
 Choice 3 - him and his spouse
(5)$$$.¢¢
(6)Choice 1 - you are
 Choice 2 - she is
 Choice 3 - he is
(7)$$$.¢¢
(8)Choice 1 - this month
 Choice 2 - this period

1181. Situation Where Used:

Couple case—separate notice being sent to spouse.

(1) spouse will receive a separate notice.

(1)Choice 1 - Your
 Choice 2 - Her
 Choice 3 - His

1183. Situation Where Used:

Couple not living together during initial eligibility (separation of less than 6 months), but still paid as a couple.

(1) (2) living together (3) .

(1)Choice 1 - You and your spouse
 Choice 2 - She and her spouse
 Choice 3 - He and his spouse
(2)Choice 1 - are
 Choice 2 - are not
 Choice 3 - were
 Choice 4 - were not
(3)Choice 1 - for (Month/Year)
 Choice 2 - for (Month/Year) through (Month/Year)
 Choice 3 - for (Month/Year) on

1184. Situation Where Used:

Couple status does not exist for part of initial period of eligibility (separation of 6 months or more).

For Supplemental Security Income purposes, (1) not being paid as a member of a couple (2) .

(1)Choice 1 - you are
 Choice 2 - she is
 Choice 3 - he is
(2)Choice 1 - for (Month/Year)
 Choice 2 - for (Month/Year) through (Month/Year)
 Choice 3 - for (Month/Year) on

1185. Situation Where Used:

Denial—claimant considered to be an individual for some months and member of a couple for other months.

For Supplemental Security Income purposes (1) (2) considered as a member of a couple (3) .

 

  1. Choice 1 - you

    Choice 2 - she

    Choice 3 - he

     

  2. Choice 1 - are

    Choice 2 - are not

    Choice 3 - were

    Choice 4 - were not

    Choice 5 - is

    Choice 6 - is not

    Choice 7 - was

    Choice 8 - was not

     

  3. Choice 1 - for (Month/Year)

    Choice 2 - for (Month/Year) through (Month/Year)

    Choice 3 - for (Month/Year) on

     

1186. Situation Where Used:

Allowance for one member of a couple—other member awaiting disability determination.

The payment amount shown above is based on (1) own application. We have not yet made a decision on the application for Supplemental Security Income filed by (2) spouse. If (3) spouse is found eligible, (4) payment amount will be reduced because (5) spouse will receive a Supplemental Security Income payment also. (6) will get another notice if this happens.

 

  1. Choice 1 - your

    Choice 2 - her

    Choice 3 - his

     

  2. Choice 1 - your

    Choice 2 - her

    Choice 3 - his

     

  3. Choice 1 - your

    Choice 2 - her

    Choice 3 - his

     

  4. Choice 1 - your

    Choice 2 - her

    Choice 3 - his

     

  5. Choice 1 - your

    Choice 2 - her

    Choice 3 - his

     

  6. Choice 1 - You

    Choice 2 - She

    Choice 3 - He

     

2180. Situation Where Used:

Claimant receiving payments as member of a couple for one period and as an individual for another. Payment reduction due to change in spouse's eligibility.

(1) spouse is eligible to receive supplemental security income payments (2) (3) . Since the law limits the total monthly amount we can pay (4) spouse to (5) , (6) own payment must be reduced to the amount shown above.

 

  1. Choice 1 - Your

    Choice 2 - Her

    Choice 3 - His

     

  2. Choice 1 - for (Month/Year)

    Choice 2 - for (Month/Year) through (Month/Year)

    Choice 3 - for (Month/Year) on

    Choice 4 - for up to 3 months beginning (Month/Year)

     

  3. Choice 1 - ,

    Choice 2 - and

    Choice 3 - .

     

  4. Choice 1 - you and your

    Choice 2 - her and her

    Choice 3 - him and his

     

  5. $$$.¢¢

     

  6. Choice 1 - your

    Choice 2 - her

    Choice 3 - his

     

2181. Situation Where Used:

Recipient has an increase in payment amount because the spouse's presumptive eligibility has ended and a disability determination has not been made.

We have not yet made a final determination about whether (1) spouse is disabled. Since (2) spouse can receive no more than 3 months payments while we are making this determination, payments for (3) spouse are being stopped. (4) payment amount has been refigured as shown above.

 

Manual Paragraphs

  1. Choice 1 - your

    Choice 2 - her

    Choice 3 - his

     

  2. Choice 1 - your

    Choice 2 - her

    Choice 3 - his

     

  3. Choice 1 - your

    Choice 2 - her

    Choice 3 - his

     

  4. Choice 1 - Your

    Choice 2 - Her

    Choice 3 - His

     

MARMO1. Situation Where Used:

To show periods when members of an eligible couple are or are not living together.

For Supplemental Security Income eligiblity purposes, it has been determined that (1) (2) spouse and that (3) (4) living together (5) .

 

  1. Choice 1 - (Name) is

    Choice 2 - (Name) was

     

  2. Choice 1 - your

    Choice 2 - her

    Choice 3 - his

     

  3. Choice 1 - you

    Choice 2 - she

    Choice 3 - he

     

  4. Choice 1 - are

    Choice 2 - were

    Choice 3 - is

    Choice 4 - was

    Choice 5 - are not

    Choice 6 - were not

    Choice 7 - is not

    Choice 8 - was not

     

  5. Choice 1 - for (Month/Year)

    Choice 2 - for (Month/Year) through (Month/Year)

    Choice 3 - for (Month/Year) on

     


To Link to this section - Use this URL:
http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0900804160
NL 00804.160 - Spouse Involvement - 03/26/1999
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:03/26/1999