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. 38, 05/19/2020
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
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."
Ask questions and obtain answers for the period specified in the questions.
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.
Use every opportunity to encourage work and inform blind/disabled claimants about the work incentive provisions.
SI 00810.001 Income and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Eligibility
SI 00810.400 Statutory Exclusions: General
SI 00820.500 Earned Income Exclusions: General
SI 00830.099 Guide to Unearned Income Exclusions
SI 02302.030 Section 1619 Process and Procedures
SI 00820.535 Blind Work Expenses (BWE)
SI 00820.540 Impairment-Related Work Expenses (IRWE)
SI 00870.001 through SI 00870.100 Plans to Achieve Self-Support for Blind or Disabled People
DI 55002.005 Who is Eligible for a Ticket?
SI 01320.001 through SI 01320.984 Deeming of Income
SI 01310.600 through Statement of Income and Resources