Emergency Messages

Instruction ID Effective DateTitle
EM-18012 REV 211/30/2018Clarifying State Overpayment Liability for Minors in Foster Care – Instructions Will Follow Shortly
EM-1805911/29/2018Medicare Enrollment for Individuals Affected by a Weather-Related Emergency or Major Disaster
EM-1805811/23/2018Processing JP Morgan Chase Letters and Checks
EM-1805711/21/2018Indian Tribal Council Social Security Coverage Legislation – Inquiries from the Public – Instructions Will Follow Shortly
EM-1805211/02/2018Use of the Employer Identification Number (EIN) in MSSICS and eWork with myWageReport Workaround
EM-16013 REV 310/30/2018Processing SSI Overpayments Resulting from Same-Sex Marriage
EM-17004 REV10/30/2018Processing Title II Overpayments Resulting from Same-Sex Relationships Recognized by SSA
EM-1804610/11/2018Disaster Procedures – New York Region Only – New York Limousine Crash – One-Time Instructions Only
EM-16033 REV 610/01/2018Limited Equitable Relief for Individuals with Medicare and Marketplace Coverage
EM-1803909/07/2018Nonreceipt Alleged Timely and Check is over 12 Months Old
EM-18031 REV08/27/2018Non-Home Real Property (NHRP) Enhancement – Initial Claim Appeal Reversals and Denied Claim Reopening Cases – Instructions Will Follow Shortly
EM-1803508/20/2018PolicyNet Publication System (PPS) Release 1.0
EM-1803608/20/2018Payment of Retroactive Increase in the District of Columbia’s State Supplement Amount for September 2018 -- One-Time-Only Instructions
EM-18003 REV 208/06/2018Important Information Regarding Possible Challenges to the Appointment of Administrative Law Judges in SSA’s Administrative Process--UPDATE
EM-18023 REV 207/13/2018Accounting Exemption for Certain Representative Payees
EM-1802706/20/2018Handling Inquiries about SSA’s Title II and Title XVI Incentive Payment Programs and Prisoner Reporter Outreach Efforts – One-Time-Only Instructions
EM-18023 REV05/25/2018Accounting Exemption for Certain Representative Payees
EM-18012 REV05/11/2018Clarifying State Overpayment Liability for Minors in Foster Care – Instructions Will Follow Shortly
EM-1801504/25/2018Incorrect National Medicare 800# Listed on Notices - One-Time Only Instructions
EM-1801004/02/2018Handling Returned or Bounced Remittance Checks and Remittance Check Adjustments Referred by the Federal Reserve Bank – One-Time Only Instructions
EM-1800903/27/2018Handling Inquiries about the Treasury Offset Program (TOP) Refund Call- in Notices – One-Time-Only Instructions
EM-12004 REV 503/05/2018New Procedures for Form SSA-1695 – Identifying Information for Possible Direct Payment of Authorized Fee
EM-17026 REV02/15/2018Treasury Check Information System (TCIS) Query Functions Changes - REVISED
EM-1800402/08/2018Casey v. Berryhill – Courts Have Jurisdiction to Review an Appeals Council (AC) Order Finding No Good Cause for a Late Request for AC Review and Dismissing the Request as Untimely – Seventh Circuit – ACTION – One-Time-Only Instructions
EM-1703610/25/2017Medicare Enrollment for Eligible Beneficiaries Affected by a Weather-Related Emergency or Major Disaster – Instructions Will Follow Shortly
EM-17008 REV 210/12/2017iClaim Enhancements - iSSI Policy and Procedures
EM-1703210/11/2017Policy and New Procedures for Processing Paper Applications Associated with Third-party iClaims - Instructions Will Follow Shortly
EM-1702609/13/2017Treasury Check Information System (TCIS) Query Functions Changes
EM-1702107/25/2017Immediate Use of the Employer Identification Number (EIN) – in MSSICS and eWork
EM-1701907/17/2017OIG Review of Payments to Aged Representative Payees
EM-1701405/12/2017Treasury Offset Program (TOP) Policy Change
EM-1700401/25/2017Processing Title II Overpayments Resulting from Same-Sex Relationships Recognized by SSA
EM-1700101/13/2017Mandatory Use of Updated SSA-4814 and SSA-4815 Effective January 17, 2017 – One-Time-Only Instructions
EM-1605412/22/2016Prerelease Planning Assistance to Federal Bureau of Prisons Inmates
EM-1604411/30/2016Information Regarding the Treatment of Certain Payments in Eugenics Compensation Act – Permanent Instructions to Follow
EM-1603710/25/2016Wage Reporting Proof of Concept - One-Time-Only Instructions
EM-1602808/17/2016Handling inquiries resulting from erroneous Benefit Payment Offset (BPO) notices issued by Treasury
EM-1602708/16/2016Requiring eFolder Access by Certain Appointed Representatives – Instructions Will Follow Shortly
EM-1602608/02/2016T2 Windfall: Releasing Retroactive Benefits when no SSI is involved-New Override Instructions
EM-1602507/22/2016Processing Instructions for 7003.2 Cases – One-Time-Only Instructions
EM-1602106/20/2016EDCS/eView/EFI Print Documents Policy Instructions Will Follow Shortly
EM-1601805/17/2016Disability Claims Potentially Associated with Flint, Michigan (MI) Water Supply Contamination – Instructions will follow shortly
EM-1601203/02/2016Guidelines on issuing manual notices for individuals determined ineligible because of excess resources that include a countable trust
EM-1600302/02/2016Accessing the Payments, Claims and Enhanced Reconciliation (PACER) application
EM-1501905/20/2015Procedures Related to SSA Employees Using Registration and Customer Support (RCS) via the Customer Service Station (CSS)One-Time-Only Instructions
EM-13039 REV02/10/2015Claims Alien Eligibility and Evidence: Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) and I-94 Arrival Departure Record Automation -One-Time-Only Instructions
EM-1406012/16/2014How to Treat Inherited Payments to Victims of Nazi Persecution
EM-1405711/20/2014New Standard Fees for Processing Non-Program-Related Requests for SSA Records & Changes in providing SSN Printouts – Instructions Will Follow Shortly
EM-14016 REV10/22/2014PSC Processing of Windfall Offset Diaries—Instructions Will Follow Shortly
EM-1402303/27/2014Enumeration: Processing Name and Date of Birth Determinations for Foreign-Born Adopted Children under the Accuracy for Adoptees Act – One Time Only Instructions
EM-1302407/16/2013Distributing Fees When All Appointed Representatives Who Are Not Members of the Same Entity as Those with an Approved Fee Agreement Waive Their Fees—POMS Instructions Will Follow Shortly
EM-1205212/31/2012Time Limit for Filing Claims for Medicare Part A and Part B Services
EM-11034 REV05/24/2011Adoption Policies and Changed Vocational Profile
EM-1009012/20/2010Case Processing Information on the Pre-effectuated Cases Sampled By the New ODAR Appeals Council Quality Review Branch—One-Time- Only Instructions
EM-1003004/09/2010Special Enrollment Period for TRICARE
EM-08071 REV08/11/2008Processing Instructions - Premium HI for Individuals in Part A Buy-In States Who Do Not Have Medicare Part B – Instructions Will Follow Shortly