SVB beneficiaries or their representative payees are responsible for reporting changes
that can affect the qualification for, entitlement to and/or amount of SVB. These
reporting responsibilities must be explained to legally competent beneficiaries and/or
representative payees during interviews (face-to-face or telephone).
Written explanations of reporting responsibilities are provided to legally competent
beneficiaries and/or representative payees on SVB applications and forms, and are
cited in various SVB award and postentitlement notices, check stuffers, and pamphlets.
Beneficiaries who are legally incompetent are not responsible for reporting changes,
but their representative payees are.
NOTE: Competency data are not reflected on the San Francisco Intranet Site at. However, certain representative payee identifiers are maintained on the Payee
Data page on the Intranet site. These data may be used in verifying identities of
representative payees for a first-party or third-party report determinations (see