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. 15, 04/13/2020
This is a Quick Action Transmittal. These revisions do not change or introduce new policy or procedure.
Summary of Changes
SI 00604.031 Presence in the U.S.: Question 16
Subsection C: We updated the obsolete MSSICS reference Residency/Presence in the U.S. (ARES) page, MSOM MSSICS 008.013, to the current SSI Claims System Residency and Presence in the U.S. (Initial Claim) page, MS 08108.013.
Question 16 helps determine whether a claimant meets the presence in the United States provision of the Social Security Act throughout the 30 consecutive days prior to the filing date.
Complete 16(a) for all claimants. Complete (b) only if (a) is answered "YES". Otherwise, follow the "Go To" instructions.
SI 00501.410 Ineligibility Due to Absence from the United States/Developing Presence
MS 08108.013 Residency and Presence in the U.S. (Initial Claim)