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. 34, 05/18/2020
This is a Quick Action Transmittal. These revisions do not change or introduce new policy or procedure.
Summary of Changes
SI 00604.077 Changes in Resources Since the Filing Date: Question 45
We corrected the question number from "Question 46" to "Question 45" in the title.
We corrected the question number from "Question 46" to "Question 45" in the first sentence in Section A.
We corrected the question number from "question 46" to "question 45" in the title in Section B.
We corrected the question number from "46(a)" to "45(a)" in the first sentence in Section B to read the following: "Complete 45(a) and (c) for all claimants."
We corrected the question number from "46(c)" to "45(c)" in the subtitle in B.1.
Question 45 identifies situations where resources may have changed between the first moment of the filing date month and the time the claimant signs the application. This often occurs in claims with protective filing dates or while a Disability Determination Services (DDS) decision is pending on a deferred development case.
Complete 45(a) and (c) for all claimants. Complete items (b) and (d) as appropriate.
Do not record an answer until you determine, based on the claimant's response, whether the item represents income or a change in value or countability of a resource and its effect on eligibility.
If there was no change or if the increase/decrease does not affect eligibility, answer
NOTE: If a new "resource" is really "income" not previously reported, make the appropriate entry in Part IV.
Consider the term "acquired" to include "converted" in this instance.
SI 00815.550 Receipt of Certain Noncash Items
SI 01120.005 Distinguishing Resources From Income
SI 01110.600 First-of-the-month (FOM) Rule for Making Resource Determinations