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. 46, 05/20/2020
This is a Quick Action Transmittal. These revisions do not change or introduce new policy or procedure.
Summary of Changes
SI 00604.059 Separate Consumption and Separate Purchase of Food: Question 32
We corrected the question number in the title of this POMS from "Question 33" to "Question 32."
We corrected the question number in the subtitle of Section A from "question 33" to "question 32."
We corrected the question number from "question 33(a)" to "question 32(a)" in the first sentence of Section A to the following: "When the claimant eats all meals outside the household, answer question 32(a) "YES.""
When the claimant eats all meals outside the household, answer question 32(a) "YES." If the claimant does not pay for food consumed outside the household, he or she may be getting in-kind support and maintenance (ISM).
When the claimant shops for his or her own food or gives money to someone else to shop for the food, answer (b) "YES."
SI 00835.140 Separate Consumption
SI 00835.150 Separate Purchase of Food
SI 00835.340 Computation of In-Kind Support and Maintenance from Within a Household
SI 00835.600 SSA-8006-F4: Statement of Living Arrangements, In-Kind Support and Maintenance