Identification Number:
SI 00604 TN 38
Intended Audience:See Transmittal Sheet
Originating Office:ORDP OISP
Title:Completion of Form SSA-8000-BK, Application for Supplemental Security Income
Type:POMS Transmittals
Program:All Programs
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PROGRAM OPERATIONS MANUAL SYSTEM
Part SI – Supplemental Security Income
Chapter 006 – The SSI Application Process
Subchapter 04 – Completion of Form SSA-8000-BK, Application for Supplemental Security Income
Transmittal No. 38, 05/19/2020

Audience

OCO-OEIO: CR, FCR, FDE, RECONE;
OCO-ODO: CR, CST, CTE, CTE TE;
FO/TSC: CS, CS TXVI, CSR, CTE, DRT, FR, OA, TA, TSC-CSR;

Originating Component

OISP

Effective Date

Upon Receipt

Background

This is a Quick Action Transmittal. These revisions do not change or introduce new policy or procedure.

Summary of Changes

SI 00604.085 Completing Part IV (Income) of the SSA-8000-BK: General

Section A

We corrected the question number from question "48" to question "43" in the first bullet in Section A.1 to read the following: "Assets reported by the claimant in question 43 could have been received in the filing date month (or later) as income."

SI 00604.085 Completing Part IV (Income) of the SSA-8000-BK: General

A. Time period for questions and answers

Ask questions and obtain answers for the period specified in the questions.

1. Interview carefully

Interview carefully to assure that the claimant reports all income. Ensure that:

  • Assets reported by the claimant in question 43 could have been received in the filing date month (or later) as income.

  • Resources listed in Part III could serve as leads to income.

  • Resources listed in questions 44 and 45 may provide interest or dividend income.

  • Some real property could produce rental income.

2. Inform blind/disabled claimants about work incentives

Use every opportunity to encourage work and inform blind/disabled claimants about the work incentive provisions.

B. References


SI 00604 TN 38 - Completion of Form SSA-8000-BK, Application for Supplemental Security Income - 5/19/2020