SL 90008.001 Transmittal 2 to SL 60001, February 2008
Part 19 – State and Local Coverage Handbook
600 – Employment
Subchapter 01 – Employment
State Social Security
Regional Offices—RSI Team Leaders
Parallel Social Security Field Offices—District Managers
Regional General Counsel Staff
This transmittal provides procedure for proper handling of predecessor-successor situations,
which includes the Social Security Administration's terms and definitions for the
four categories of predecessor-successor situations (consolidation, annexation, hybrid
consolidation, miscellaneous transition). It also includes the effects on the Social
Security coverage status of successor entity employees, and procedure for extending
Social Security coverage to successor entity employees
Summary of Changes
SL 60001.001 SLCH Subchapter 60001 - PDF File
Contains an inclusive printable document to Subchapter 60001.
SL 60001.680 Predecessor-Successor Situations
This new section describes predecessor-successor situations with definitions of the
terminology SSA uses to describe what occurs in most predecessor-successor situations
- consolidation, annexation, hybrid consolidation, miscellaneous transition etc.
SL 60001.681 How Social Security Coverage is Affected
in Various Predecessor-Successor Situations
This new section outlines new modifications needed to provide Social Security coverage
for the Single Retirement System, Deemed Retirement System and the Absolute Coverage
SL 60001.682 Determining the Status of a Predecessor-Successor
Situation and How Social Security Coverage is Affected
This new section discusses the varied documentation that can be used in determining
the status of a predecessor-successor situation. Various predecessor-successor scenarios
are also provided to familiarize the reader with the predecessor-successor process
and how Social Security coverage is affected.
SL 60001.683 Application of the Continuing Employment
Exception to Mandatory Medicare Coverage in Predecessor-Successor
This new section discusses how an employee of a predecessor entity is viewed to be
in continuing employment status when moved to the successor entity. If employment
for the predecessor entity began before April 1, 1986, the employee is not subject
to the mandatory Medicare provisions when he or she is moved to the successor entity.
The legislative history and intent of the mandatory Medicare provisions is discussed
and two landmark court cases are cited.