When the CPS receives notification that an SVB beneficiary has gone to a Treasury-barred
or SSA-restricted country, stop SVB payments. (These situations are exceptions to
automated Goldberg/Kelly systems processing and SVB will be discontinued with the
earliest month based on the recurring tape cutoff.)
NOTE: There is no PSY for discontinuing benefits based on residency in a Treasury-barred
or SSA-restricted country. Instead, force due SVB to $0 to stop payments.
REMINDER: SVB entitlement must be manually terminated after 12 consecutive months of nonpayment
(as explained in MSOM BUSSR 002.004) to a beneficiary residing in a Treasury-barred country and is not a U.S. citizen or national.
Annotate in the remarks field of the SVB SSR the beneficiary's citizenship and the
restricted country code shown in VB 01201.015B. (If proof of U.S. citizenship is submitted, update the SVB SSR via MSSICS as explained
in MSOM MSSICS 008.012.)
Annotate the suspension/stop payment-action to the SVB Intranet site “Special Veterans Benefits”.
Notify the SVB beneficiary of the discontinuation of SVB. Notice content will depend
on whether he/she is in a Treasury-barred or SSA-restricted country.