Identification Number:
RM 03809 TN BASIC
Intended Audience:See Transmittal Sheet
Originating Office:DCO OCO OEIO DTPS
Title:Scouting - Adjusting Earnings
Type:POMS Transmittals
Program:Records Maintenance (Earnings & Enumeration)
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PROGRAM OPERATIONS MANUAL SYSTEM
Part RM – Records Maintenance
Chapter 038 – Earnings Discrepancies
Subchapter 09 – Scouting - Adjusting Earnings
Transmittal No. BASIC, 11/12/2020

Audience

Originating Component

OCO

Effective Date

Upon Receipt

Background

This POMS is being updated to improve the content for readability and tone. This is a Quick Action Transmittal and no change to policy or procedure.

Summary of Changes

RM 03809.001 Receiving, Controlling and Processing Scouting Requests

The first paragraph should read:

Scouting requests are generally received through the Earnings Case Management System (ECMS); which involves the receipt of electronic cases from Field Offices and other Payment Centers. These electronic cases require data correction of information that was keyed incorrectly during the time the original earnings were added to the Social Security record.

The second paragraph should read:

Generally, the Benefit Earnings Technician (BET) in the Office of Earnings and International Operations (OEIO) Division of Earnings and Business Services (DEBS) will evaluate the case in ECMS to determine the type of scouting action that is required for processing.

The third paragraph should read:

A. Review Scouting to the extent necessary to ensure accurate annotation of the wage to the Detailed Earnings Query (DEQY).

B. Make necessary transfers in accordance with RM03816.021.

RM 03809.001 Receiving, Controlling and Processing Scouting Requests

  1. A. 

    Scouting requests are generally received through the Earnings Case Management System (ECMS); which involves the receipt of electronic cases from Field Offices and other Payment Centers. These electronic cases require data correction of information that was keyed incorrectly during the time the original earnings were added to the Social Security record.

  2. B. 

    Generally, the Benefit Earnings Technician (BET) in the Office of Earnings and International Operations (OEIO) Division of Earnings and Business Services (DEBS)will evaluate the case in ECMS to determine the type of scouting action that is required for processing.

  3. C. 

    Review Scouting to the extent necessary to ensure accurate annotation of the wage to the Detailed Earnings Query (DEQY).

  4. D. 

    Make necessary transfers in accordance with RM03816.021.


RM 03809 TN BASIC - Scouting - Adjusting Earnings - 11/12/2020