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. 36, 05/19/2020
This is a Quick Action Transmittal. These revisions do not change or introduce new policy or procedure.
Summary of Changes
SI 00604.079 Burial Funds: Question 47
We corrected the question number in the title from "Question 48" to "Question 47."
We corrected the question number in the subtitle from "question 48" to "question 47" in Section A.1.
We removed redundant language and corrected the question number from "48(a)" to "47(a)" in the first sentence in Section A.1 to read the following: "Whether alleged countable resources exceed the statutory resource limit, complete 47(a) for all claimants."
We corrected the question number from "question 49" to "question 48" in the NOTE.
We removed the obsoleted link to the MSSICS reference to the RFND screen, MSOM
MSSICS 013.012, to the current SSI Claims System reference, MS 08113.028.
alleged countable resources exceed the statutory resource limit, complete 47(a) for all claimants. When the claimant answers (a) "YES," complete (b). When interest earned or appreciation in value will not remain in the burial fund, complete item(c).
NOTE: Do not confuse the burial fund exclusion with the burial space exclusion explained in SI 01130.400 and covered in question 48.
Explain the effects on Supplemental Security Income benefits if the claimant uses excluded burial funds for some other purpose.
SI 01130.409 through SI 01130.425 Resources Exclusions
08113.028, Burial Fund