PROGRAM OPERATIONS MANUAL SYSTEMPart SI – Supplemental Security IncomeChapter 006 – The SSI Application ProcessSubchapter 04 – Completion of Form SSA-8000-BK, Application for Supplemental Security IncomeTransmittal No. 13, 04/13/2020
This is a Quick Action Transmittal. These revisions do not change or introduce new policy or procedure.
Summary of Changes
SI 00604.018 Marital Status: Question 5
Subsection C: We updated the hyperlink of the obsolete Marriage Data (AMAR) screen in MSSICS, MSOM MSSICS 008.008, to the Person Information Marriage Information Details screen in SSI Claims System, MS 08401.008.
Marital Status: Question 5 may establish a lead or protective filing for title II or a protective filing for title XVI benefits, unless the claimant specifically indicates on the form that he or she does not wish to file for the spouse.
Complete 5(a) for all claimants. Follow the "Go To" instructions as appropriate.
For determining if a protective filing exists when the claimant names a spouse on a title XVI application, follow the instructions in SI 00601.020. For the protective filing closeout instructions, see SI 00601.037.
If the spouse's SSN is required but unknown, follow instructions for other names and SSNs.
If the spouse has used other names or SSNs, refer to SI 00604.017.
SI 00510.001 Overview of the Filing for Other Program Benefits Requirement, through SI 00510.030 Requirement to File for Other Program Benefits
GN 00204.022 Explore Entitlement on Another Earnings Record or to Another Class of Benefits
08401.008, Person Information Marriage Information Details