Send the appropriate 6-month protective filing closeout notice in NL 00703.740 through NL 00703.744 to the current spouse and any child(ren) named in the protective writing (see GN 00204.012F. for addressee instructions). Issue the appropriate DPS closeout notice if the individual
states they wishe to file the application on the Internet.
EXCEPTION: If a child is named on the NH's disability (DIB) application and you receive early
notification of the NH's allowance or a favorable Disability Determinations Service
(DDS) decision, contact the NH (or another proper applicant) to obtain an application
for the child(ren). The NH is a proper applicant per GN 00204.003. After securing the application, follow instructions in GN 00502.000 to develop for a representative payee.
If contact is unsuccessful with the NH, or the named auxiliary or their proper applicant
(e.g. custodial parent, guardian), does not wish to file or cannot be located, issue
the appropriate closeout notice in NL 00703.740 - NL 00703.744 following the addressee instructions in GN 00204.012F. Also, enter the date the notice was issued in the REC field of the CHILD issue on
the NH's MCS DW01 screen. If the NH's claim is not in MCS, enter the date the closeout
notice was issued in the Special Message field on the MBR. See MSOM T2PE 007.002 for
Special Message Data instructions.